to follow, go after smb. to watch, look after 10 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme hetevel (հետեւել)
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch after, to keep an eye on
Reference Galstjan 1984: 414
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Cognates
Language 1 Arabic
Language 2 Geez
Lexeme ʕaḳaba
Meaning 1 'to come after, to follow, to succeed'' (Lane 2097( ʕaḳabū min ḫalf-i-nā
''they succeeded us after our departure''
Meaning 2 'to guard, to watch' (LGz. 66) ʕaḳaba kʷəllo fənāwəya
'Job 33:11: 'he keeps close watch on all my paths.''
Reference
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ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 следовать (sledovat')
Lexeme 2 следить (sledit')
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Lao
Lexeme títtàːm
Meaning 1 to follow, to accompany/to attend
Direction
Meaning 2 to observe, to watch over/to follow (events, somebody's activities)
Reference SEAlang Lao
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme seguire
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch, look after seguire i progressi della scienza
'to keep track of science'
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme seguir
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch, look after
Reference Feerštejn, Starec 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme folgen
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch, look after j-m mit den Augen folgen
'to follow smb. with eyes'
Reference Moskal'skaja (ed.) 2001
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme izlemek
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch, look after çocuk kuşu gözleriyle izledi
'the boy watched after the bird'
Reference Jusipova 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme suivre
Meaning 1 to follow
Direction
Meaning 2 to watch, look after suivre les événements
'to follow events'
Reference NFRS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme follow
Meaning 1 to go or come after (a person or thing proceeding ahead)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pay close attention to I've been following this discussion closely
Reference ODE
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