Number of realizations

10

back (body part)

behind

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme back
Meaning 1 back
Direction
Meaning 2 backside
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme پشت pošt
Meaning 1 back
Direction
Meaning 2 behind پشت در pošt-e dar
"behind the door"
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 301
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Comment ПРС 161.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jarawara
Lexeme batasi//batasi
Meaning 1 middle of the back Tibatasi wamahi.
"Turn your back up."
Direction
Meaning 2 behind Maka itineke faro tibatasi karo.
"There is a snake behind you"
Reference
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Comment JED 61.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme арт
Meaning 1 back, rear
Direction
Meaning 2 behind (postposition)
Reference
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Comment КРПС 74.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme сырт
Meaning 1 back, shoulders
Direction
Meaning 2 reverse side сырттан
"behind (back + Abl)"
Reference
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Comment КРПС 495.
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Ket
Language 2 Kott
Lexeme 1
Lexeme 2 tugalin
Meaning 1 back
Direction
Meaning 2 seat
Reference
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Comment Старостин 1995, 289
Realization
Type Derivation
Language German
Lexeme 1 Rücken
Lexeme 2 zurück
Meaning 1 back
Direction
Meaning 2 behind er ist noch weit zurück
"He is still well behind."
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Selti
Language 2 Zway
Lexeme 1 anč̣ä
Lexeme 2 lä-anč̣i
Meaning 1 back of body
Direction
Meaning 2 behind, backwards
Reference
Related Languages The meanings A and B are present in various Gurage languages and in Harari (cf. LGur. 72)
Comment (LGur. 56, 72)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Basque
Lexeme 1 gibel
Lexeme 2 gibelean
Meaning 1 back (body part)
Direction
Meaning 2 in back of
Reference Koptjevskaja-Tamm 2008 page 28
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Comment Svorou 1993
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Spanish
Lexeme 1 espalda
Lexeme 2 a las espaldas
Meaning 1 back (body part)
Direction
Meaning 2 behind
Reference Sadikov Narumov 2005
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Comment