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thin (of an object)

delicate, subtle (person, question etc.)

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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme tonkij
Meaning 1 thin тонкий лед
"thin ice"
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Meaning 2 fine тонкое различие
"fine difference"
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Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳäč̣č̣ən
Meaning 1 'thin (person, voice, cloth)' ḳäč̣č̣ən ləbs;
"'thin, gauzy cloth';"
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Meaning 2 refined (person) ḳäč̣č̣ən geta;
"'a real lord'"
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Comment (K 839). Cf. Tna. ḳäṭṭin/ḳäč̣č̣in 'thin, fine, slender'; ḳäṭṭin zəbahru 'temperamental, sensitive person' (KT 1048).
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Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme räḳḳiḳ̆
Meaning 1 'thin, fine'
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Meaning 2 'delicate, subtle, refined' räḳḳiḳ̆ säb
"'frail (person); subtle (person); shrewd'"
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Comment (KT 560)
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Type Polysemy
Language Karaim
Lexeme инцке
Meaning 1 thin инцке тэмир
"tin (lit. thin iron)"
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Meaning 2 sensitive, considerate инцке услу
"a cultured, intellectual person"
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Comment (KRPS 203)
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme fine
Meaning 1 'thin in thickness or diameter' a fine film of oil;
"a fine film of oil;"
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Meaning 2 'characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment' fine wine;
"fine wine;"
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme fin
Meaning 1 thin (of an object) elle a les doigts fins
"she has thin fingers"
Direction
Meaning 2 delicate, subtle (person, question etc.) une remarque très fine
"a very suble observation"
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