to go away to die 19 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme irse
Meaning 1 to leave
Direction
Meaning 2 to die
Reference
Comment Narumov 1995: 442
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme andarsene
Meaning 1 to leave, to withdraw
Direction
Meaning 2 to pass away
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme prasthāna
Meaning 1 setting out , departure , procession , march (esp. of an army or assailant), walking , moving , journey
Direction
Meaning 2 departing this life , dying
Reference MW
Comment MW 699. From the verb prasthā 'to leave'. Кочергина 447
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme acha
Meaning 1 to leave, to quit acha chama, acha mke (mume, watoto); acha njia
'to leave a party, to leave a spouse or children, to run off the track'
Direction
Meaning 2 to die ametuacha mkono
'He left us, he died'
Reference
Comment Polikanov
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme tupa
Meaning 1 to leave
Direction
Meaning 2 to die tupa mkono
'to die'
Reference
Comment Polikanov
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme pre
Meaning 1 to go out or away, depart
Direction
Meaning 2 to die
Reference
Comment MW 711. Hence preta 'the one who left; late (person), dead body; ghost, spirit'. Кочергина 456-457
NEW Realization 7
Type Derivation
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme 1 去 (qù)
Lexeme 2 去世 (qùshì)
Meaning 1 to leave
Direction
Meaning 2 to die 他两个月前去世了。/ tā liǎng gè yuè qián qùshìle.
'He died two months ago.'
Reference BKRS
Comment 去 (qù) is used a deictic marker; it denotes movement away from the speaker. 去世 (qùshì) lit. "to leave existence/life"
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme depart
Meaning 1 to leave to depart from London
'to leave London'
Meaning 2 to die departed
'departed'
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme gnel
Meaning 1 to go
Meaning 2 to die
Reference
Comment АрмРС 163
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Even
Lexeme hур-
Meaning 1 to leave
Meaning 2 to pass away
Reference
Comment ТМС, 2, 130
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme ujti
Meaning 1 to leave
Meaning 2 euphemism
Reference
Comment Also dial. Yarosl. отойти, Ryaz. отойтить 'to die' СРНГ 24, 254
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme ukočevat'
Meaning 1 to wander away, to roam away
Meaning 2 to die
Reference
Comment In the idioms of Kolyma under the Even influence. Cf. also in the idiom of Transbaikal Old Believers the noun кочёвка in the meaning of 'death': фсё балит, скарей бы качофку даждацца (Every single part in the body hurts, let the death come quicker)
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme οἴχομαι
Meaning 1 to leave
Direction
Meaning 2 to die
Reference
Comment LSJ 1211
ACCEPTED Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme s'en aller
Meaning 1 to leave Pierre s'en va la semaine prochaine.
'Pierre is leaving next week.'
Direction
Meaning 2 to die il s'en est allé, s'en aller de la poitrine
'He passed away, to die from consumption'
Reference Larousse online
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme ḫalafa
Meaning 1 pass, pass by, pass away (from), depart wa-ʔǝnza yǝnawwǝmu sabʔu maṣʔa ṣalāʔihu wa-zarʔa kərdāda māʔkala sərnāy wa-ḫalafa (Matth. 13:25)
'And while his people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds amidst his wheat, and went away.'
Direction
Meaning 2 to perish, die wa-rǝʔyu kʷǝllu tǝʕyǝnt kama ḥalafa ʔaron wa-bakayǝwo la-ʔaron śalāsā mawāʕǝla kʷǝllu beta ʔǝsrāʔel (Num. 20:29)
'And the camp saw that Aaron passed away and the whole house of Israel mourned for Aaron 30 days.'
Reference LLA: 580-581
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 16
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme 1 бар-
Lexeme 2 бар
Meaning 1 to leave кини үлэтигэр барда
'He left for work'
Direction
Meaning 2 to die 1.тута бар-
'1. to die instantly 2. the old man died'
Reference
Comment ЯРС 63.
ACCEPTED Realization 17
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme git-
Meaning 1 to leave
Direction
Meaning 2 to die sekteden gitmek; sağlığına iyi bak, yoksa gidersin
'to die from a heart failure'
Reference Baskakov 1977: 340
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 18
Type Polysemy
Language Soqotri
Lexeme nɛ́hɛr or nóhor
Meaning 1 to pass by, to go through
Direction
Meaning 2 to die ʔáʕre náʕnaʕ wa-tóʔo ʔéraḥ ʕamḳ di-ḳar ʔaḷ-yhe toḳ waḷ-yhe di-bo ʕátṣmo ʕəy ʕaf təṭarébənš kəˊyhɛm wa-hɛ́mən yənɛ́hɛr (field work notes)
'He swallowed some sweets, and as the food reached the middle of his throat, it did not go forwards or backwards. He could not breath, and sweat appeared on his body, and he almost passed away.'
Reference CSOL I: 622
Comment
NEW Realization 19
Type Polysemy
Language Khamnigan Mongol
Lexeme mordo-
Meaning 1 to set off, to start on a trip
Direction
Meaning 2 to die
Reference Damdinov, Sundueva 2015: 203-204
Comment Originally mordo- 'to ride (the horse)', then to start a travel, to set off, then 'to die'