dirty bad (ethically) 19 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Koryak
Lexeme ныӈайӄыинӄ
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 bad
Reference
Comment КорРС 79
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme unsauber
Meaning 1 dirty, untidy
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically) ein unsauberer Bursche
'bad boy'
Reference
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ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme sale
Meaning 1 dirty assiette sale
'a dirty plate'
Direction
Meaning 2 disgusting, hideous sale affaire
'dirty affair'
Reference CNRTL
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme dirty
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 dishonest (behaviour) dirty money
'dirty money'
Reference
Comment Dirty in the sense of "morally unclean" has been attested since 1599 (www.etymonline.com)
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme sporco
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 disgusting, nasty, false azione sporca
'nasty act'
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme grjaznyj
Meaning 1 dirty грязные руки
'dirty hands'
Direction
Meaning 2 dirty грязные дела
'grim business'
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme filthy
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, disgusting
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme sucio
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 evil, sinful (thoughts), bad (conscience), unfair (play), filthy
Reference
Comment Narumov 1995: 716
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme kałtat
Meaning 1 dirty, solied
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, base, vile
Reference
Comment АрмРС 346
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme schmutzig
Meaning 1 dirty, untidy schmutzig werden, sich schmutzig machen
'to get stained, to get dirty'
Direction
Meaning 2 disgusting, mean, nasty schmutzige Geschäfte treiben, schmutzige Konkurrenz
'to be involved in shady business, dishonest competition'
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme mındar
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 filthy affair
Reference
Comment ГРМС 336.
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme چرکین čerkin
Meaning 1 dirty, untidy
Direction
Meaning 2 unpleasant, hideous
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 466
Comment ПРС 264.
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme çirkef
Meaning 1 dirt, scum, slops
Direction
Meaning 2 turd, shit (person)
Reference
Comment ТуРС 193.
ACCEPTED Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme skitten
Meaning 1 dirty være skitten på hendene
'to have dirty hands'
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically) en skitten handel
'a dirty bargain'
Reference BO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme beskidt
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically), criminal beskidte kneb
'dirty tricks'
Reference DDO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 16
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme smutsig
Meaning 1 dirty golvet var smutsigt
'the floor was dirty'
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically), immoral valrörelsen blev en smutsig historia
'the election campaign turned into a dirty thing'
Reference SAO
Comment
NEW Realization 17
Type Polysemy
Language Serbian
Lexeme поган (pogan)
Meaning 1 dirty поган затвор
'dirty jail'
Direction
Meaning 2 evil spirit поган човек
'evil person'
Reference Vujanitsh et al. 2007: 943
Comment
NEW Realization 18
Type Polysemy
Language Croatian
Lexeme pogan
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 evil spirit (ima) poganu dušu
'(to have) an evil soul'
Reference HJP
Comment
NEW Realization 19
Type Polysemy
Language Vietnamese
Lexeme bẩn thỉu
Meaning 1 dirty bát đĩa bẩn thỉu
'dirty dishes'
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically) Tâm địa bẩn thỉu
'dirty intentions'
Reference Bùi Hiền 2017: 49
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