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13

sharp

clever

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Arabic
Lexeme ḥadīd-
Meaning 1 sharp, edged or sharpened nāb-un ḥadīd-un 'a sharp canine tooth'
Direction
Meaning 2 intelligent, eloquent rağul-un ḥadīd-un 'A man who is sharp (or effective) in respect of eloquence, and of intellect or understanding'
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Comment (Lane 526).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jewish Aramaic
Lexeme ḥarīp
Meaning 1 'sharp' šbʕyn mglyn ḥrypʔtʔ
"'seventy sharp sickles'"
Direction
Meaning 2 'clever' ḳʔ ḥzynʔ dḥrypt ṭwbʔ
"‘I see that you are very clever’"
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Comment Sokoloff JBA:482-483
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme سرتیز sartiz
Meaning 1 pointed
Direction
Meaning 2 wise, knowledgeable (lit. sharp headed )
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 2 32
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Comment ПРС 451.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ḥād̲iḳ-
Meaning 1 cutting, or sharp (applied to a knife)
Direction
Meaning 2 skilled, or skilful, and thoroughly learned fulān-un fī ṣanʕat-i-hi ḥād̲iḳ-un bād̲iḳ-un 'Such a one is skilled, or skilful, in his art, or habitual work or occupation'
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Comment (Lane 536).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chaha
Lexeme ḳ’äḳ’ä
Meaning 1 be sharp (edge)
Direction
Meaning 2 be clever
Reference
Related Languages Same polysemy in other Gurage languages (LGur. 517).
Comment (LGur. I 97).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme bälliḥ
Meaning 1 sharp, pointed, whetted (blade, tool)
Direction
Meaning 2 clever, shrewd, astute, smart, intelligent, brilliant, incisive or penetrating (of mind)
Reference
Related Languages Cp. also Geez balliḥ 'sharp', Amh. bällih 'clever'.
Comment (KT 1088-89).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme sharp
Meaning 1 sharp, sharp pointed, sharpened
Direction
Meaning 2 smart She was sharp, you couldn't lie to her.
"Она был проницательна, от нее нельзя утаить правду"
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Comment (OED). Cf. as a noun 'expert': You know I am no picture sharp.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme сỳшá
Meaning 1 to be sharp (e.g. knife)
Direction
Meaning 2 to be wise, smart
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Comment Novikov et al. 1976, 164
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tibetan
Lexeme rno-so
Meaning 1 sharp, sharpened gri-rno-so
"sharp knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 sharp, keen sems-rno-so
"keen intellect"
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Comment Рерих V, 140.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme сытыы
Meaning 1 sharp, sharpened сытыары быhах
"sharp knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 sharp, keen сытыы өй
"acute, keen intelligence"
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Comment ЯРС 364.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme skarp
Meaning 1 sharp en skarp kniv
"a sharp knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 clever, intelligent være skarp
"to be clever"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme skarp
Meaning 1 sharp skarp kniv
"a sharp knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 clever, intelligent
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme skarp
Meaning 1 sharp en skarp kniv
"a sharp knife"
Direction
Meaning 2 clever ett skarpt intellekt; en skarp analys
"sharp intelligence; a clever analysis"
Reference SAO
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