Number of realizations

8

sail (n.)

to sail

Realization
Type Derivation
Language English
Lexeme sail
Meaning 1 sail
Direction
Meaning 2 to go by boat
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Comment The same Germanic root meaning "sail" gave the German segeln, Dutch zeilen, Swedish segla, Danish sejler, French cingler and Portuguese singrar (Majsak, Rakhilina 2007).
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Portuguese
Lexeme 1 vela
Lexeme 2 velejar
Meaning 1 sail
Direction
Meaning 2 to sail
Reference
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Comment (Majsak, Rakhilina 2007)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Finnish
Lexeme 1 purje
Lexeme 2 purjehtia
Meaning 1 sail
Direction
Meaning 2 to go by boat
Reference
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Comment (Majsak, Rakhilina 2007)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Indonesian
Lexeme 1 layar
Lexeme 2 berlayar
Meaning 1 sail
Direction
Meaning 2 to go by boat
Reference
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Comment (Majsak, Rakhilina 2007)
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Norwegian
Lexeme 1 seil
Lexeme 2 seile
Meaning 1 sail (n.) berge seil
"to strike sails"
Direction
Meaning 2 to sail et skip seilte forbi
"a ship sailed by"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Danish
Lexeme 1 sejl
Lexeme 2 sejle
Meaning 1 sail (n.) hvide sejl
"white sails"
Direction
Meaning 2 to sail færgen sejler
"the ferry is sailing"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Swedish
Lexeme 1 segel
Lexeme 2 segla
Meaning 1 sail (n.) hissa segel
"to spread a sail"
Direction
Meaning 2 to sail en rymlig familjebåt som dock inte seglar särskilt bra
"a spacious family boat that however does not sail especially well"
Reference SAO
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Icelandic
Lexeme 1 segl
Lexeme 2 sigla
Meaning 1 sail (n.) fá byr í seglin
"to have wind in one’s sails"
Direction
Meaning 2 to sail þeir sigldu yfir fjörðinn
"they sailed across the fiord"
Reference ISLEX
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