face surface 9 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme رو ru
Meaning 1 face روی انسان ru-ye ensān
'human face'
Direction
Meaning 2 surface روی کشتی ru-ye kašti
'deck (lit. The face of the ship)'
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 734
Comment ПРС 403.
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Geez
Lexeme gaṣṣ
Meaning 1 face yəkaddənu gaṣṣomu
'Jes. 6:2: 'they cover their face' (LLA 1208)'
Meaning 2 surface natga māy ʔəmənna gaṣṣa mədr;
'‘the water abated from the surface of earth’ (Gen. 8:7);'
Reference
Comment LLA 1208; LGz. 205. All examples with meaning B are from the Bible, a possible calque (like the Russian 'с лица земли' (from the face of earth))
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme йузь
Meaning 1 face, guise
Meaning 2 surface йузьляри ÿсьтюня терянь сувнун
'on the surface of deep water'
Reference
Comment КРПС 255.
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme 1 face
Lexeme 2 surface
Meaning 1 face
Direction
Meaning 2 surface
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Hebrew
Lexeme *pāne
Meaning 1 face wə-ʔim mippəʔat pānāw yimmārēṭ rōšō gibbēăh ṭāhūr hūʔ
'Lev. 13:41; ‘and if he loses hair from the temples of his face, his head is bald, (but) he is pure’'
Direction
Meaning 2 surface wə-rūăḥ ʔĕlōhīm məraḥepet ʕal pənē hammāyim
'Gen. 1:2: ‘and the spirit of God floating over the surface of the water’'
Reference
Comment HALAT 886-887
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme сирэй
Meaning 1 face тыйыс сирэй
'harsh, inscrutable face'
Meaning 2 surface остуол сирэйэ
'table surface'
Reference
Comment ЯРС 326.
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme бан
Meaning 1 face
Direction
Meaning 2 surface (rare) ю бан
'river surface'
Reference
Comment КомиРС 34
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme uso
Meaning 1 face uso kwa uso
'face to face'
Direction
Meaning 2 surface uso wa ardhi (dunia); uso wa mwezi; uso wa saa
'ground surface, the surface of the moon, the clock face'
Reference
Comment Polikanov
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme čːin
Meaning 1 face
Meaning 2 surface, upper part; front part a. чилин чин 'ground surface';
'поверхность земли'
Reference
Comment (LezgRus 371)