Number of realizations

16

dirty

bad (ethically)

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Koryak
Lexeme ныӈайӄыинӄ
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 bad
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Comment КорРС 79
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme unsauber
Meaning 1 dirty, untidy
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically) ein unsauberer Bursche
"bad boy"
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Comment
Realization
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
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme dirty
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 dishonest (behaviour) dirty money
"dirty money"
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Comment Dirty in the sense of "morally unclean" has been attested since 1599 (www.etymonline.com)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme sporco
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 disgusting, nasty, false azione sporca
"nasty act"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme grjaznyj
Meaning 1 dirty грязные руки
"dirty hands"
Direction
Meaning 2 dirty грязные дела
"grim business"
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme filthy
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, disgusting
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme sucio
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 evil, sinful (thoughts), bad (conscience), unfair (play), filthy
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Comment Narumov 1995: 716
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme kałtat
Meaning 1 dirty, solied
Direction
Meaning 2 mean, base, vile
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Comment АрмРС 346
Realization
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
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gagauz
Lexeme mındar
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 filthy affair
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Comment ГРМС 336.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme چرکین čerkin
Meaning 1 dirty, untidy
Direction
Meaning 2 unpleasant, hideous
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 466
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Comment ПРС 264.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme çirkef
Meaning 1 dirt, scum, slops
Direction
Meaning 2 turd, shit (person)
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Comment ТуРС 193.
Realization
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
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme beskidt
Meaning 1 dirty
Direction
Meaning 2 bad (ethically), criminal beskidte kneb
"dirty tricks"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
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
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