Number of realizations

5

breathing

animal

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Latin
Lexeme 1 anima
Lexeme 2 animal, -ālis
Meaning 1 breath animam continere "сдерживать дыхание"
Direction
Meaning 2 animal
Reference
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Comment Glare 132, 133
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Old Slavonic
Language 2 Gothic
Lexeme 1 дыхати
Lexeme 2 dius
Meaning 1 to breath
Direction
Meaning 2 animal
Reference
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Comment Also Old icel. dӯr, Old Engl. dēor, Old High Germ. tior. The word meaning in English later became more narrow - it started meaning just 'deer'. Lehmann 92-93
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme 1 prāṇa-
Lexeme 2 prāṇin-
Meaning 1 breath of life , breath , respiration , spirit , vitality
Direction
Meaning 2 living or sentient being , living creature , animal or man
Reference MW
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Comment MW 705-706
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Slavonic
Lexeme дыханиѥ
Meaning 1 breathing
Direction
Meaning 2 living being, live creature отъ в’сего дыханиѣ страхомь славитъ сѧ прѣс<вѧ>тое имѧ твое
"all living beings praise your holy name with fear"
Reference Cejtlin et al. 1994 page 202
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Comment Slavic word was borrowed to Romanian dihanie 'wild animal; beast; strange, monstrous being, monster; living being, creature' DEX98, DER
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme suflare
Meaning 1 breathing
Direction
Meaning 2 living being, live creature; people
Reference DEX98
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Comment From a sufla 'to breath'