Number of realizations

12

old man

bear (Ursus)

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme эhэ
Meaning 1 old man, grandfather эhэм
"my grandfather"
Direction
Meaning 2 bear үрүҥ эhэ
"polar bear"
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Comment ЯРС 548.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tuvan
Lexeme irej
Meaning 1 grandfather, old man
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment In the Todzhin idiom of Tuvin. In Tuvin it has been borrowed from the Samoyedic languages (Mator. Irei 'bear' < Sam. *irэ- 'old man')
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Turkic
Lexeme aba
Meaning 1 father
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment ДТС
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme deduška
Meaning 1 grandfather, gaffer
Meaning 2 bear эттака двое дедушки ходят
"So there are two bears walking around"
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Comment In the Urals and Lower Indigirka idioms cf. also the Kolyma dialectal adjective дедушковатый 'having many bears' Аникин 2000, 180
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Evenki
Lexeme амāкā
Meaning 1 grandfather, ancestor
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment ТМС, 1, 34, Василевич 1958, 26. Also the Evenki эвенк. Авага ТМС 1,38
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Even
Lexeme каhan
Meaning 1 old man
Meaning 2 a die-hard bear
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Comment Аникин 2000, 180
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme starik
Meaning 1 old man
Meaning 2 "a name given to a bear in third person"
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Comment In the Kolyma idioms of Russian Аникин 2000, 508
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khakas
Lexeme apšyjaq
Meaning 1 grandfather, old man
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment In the second meaning the word was borrowed into the Russian dialects of Siberia. ДТС 3, Аникин 2000, 73
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mansi
Lexeme ōpa
Meaning 1 old man, grandfather
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment From the Turk. Aba
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yukaghir
Lexeme хāхā
Meaning 1 grandfather, old man
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment In the language of Kolyma Yukaghirs, in the language of Tundra Yukaghirs хайчиэ 'old man', хайчиэтэгэ 'bear'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme oŋońor
Meaning 1 old man
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment Аникин 2000, 508
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Udihe
Lexeme мафа
Meaning 1 old man
Meaning 2 bear
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Comment Кормушин 1998, 259