to set (of Moon, Sun) West 4 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme 1 ġaraba
Lexeme 2 ġarb-, maġrib-
Meaning 1 to set ġarabati š-šams-u
"the sun set"
Direction
Meaning 2 West
Reference Lane: 2240-2242
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Classical Arabic
Language 2 Sabaic
Lexeme 1 ḍaraʕa
Lexeme 2 ḍrʕ-n
Meaning 1 to go down, to be about to set (said of sun)
Direction
Meaning 2 west
Reference BK: II 22 SD: 42
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language Tigre
Lexeme 1 wadḳa
Lexeme 2 məwdāḳ-ṣaḥāy
Meaning 1 to fall; to set (star)
Direction
Meaning 2 west (lit. 'sunset') məwdāḳ-ṣaḥāy ʔafriḳa
"West Africa"
Reference WTS: 445 Raz 1983: 129
Comment
NEW Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malak-Malak
Lexeme miritjalk
Meaning 1 sunset, lit. sun+go down
Direction
Meaning 2 West
Reference Lindsay et al. 2017: 99
Comment