Number of realizations

8

step, pace

<unit of length>

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme passus
Meaning 1 step, pace, stride
Direction
Meaning 2 a measure of distance
Reference Glare page 1306
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Comment 1 passus = 5 pedes = 1,48 m
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme prakramá
Meaning 1 step
Direction
Meaning 2 measure of distance
Reference MW
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Comment MW 655, Кочергина 410
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme ˈkâaw
Meaning 1 step
Direction
Meaning 2 pace (approximate linear measure)
Reference SEAlang Thai
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Welsh
Lexeme cam
Meaning 1 step, pace
Direction
Meaning 2 unit of length
Reference Owen 1841
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Comment 1 can = 3 palyw (Modern Welsh palf)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme βῆμα
Meaning 1 step, pace
Direction
Meaning 2 unit of length
Reference The Oxford Classical Dictionary page 917
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Comment βῆμα ἁπλοῦν = 2,5 πόδες = 0,787 m; βῆμα διπλοῦν = 5 πόδες = 1,574 m
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme paso
Meaning 1 step, pace
Direction
Meaning 2 unit of length, A measure of five Roman feet or the distance of a double step counted from the heel of the foot that advances to the anterior end of this same foot when perching
Reference DRAE
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Comment Also paso romano. Compare paso geométrico 'measure 5 feet, equivalent to 1,393 m.'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme passo
Meaning 1 step, pace
Direction
Meaning 2 length measurement unit in use in Italy before the adoption of the metric decimal system, with variable values in the various locations
Reference Vocabolario Treccani
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Comment passo geometrico in Genoa, equivalent to 1,49 m; passo itinerario and passo da terra in Naples, equivalent to 1,85 m and 1,93 m respectively
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme pātam
Meaning 1 step, pace
Direction
Meaning 2 <unit of length>
Reference Tamil lexicon page 2605
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Comment (Colloq.) 4. Foot-measure; Also: (Pros.) Unit of metrical measure; line of stanza;