Number of realizations

4

night

24 hours

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Koryak
Lexeme 1 кэвыны
Lexeme 2 кэвгыйӈын
Meaning 1 night
Direction
Meaning 2 twenty four hours
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Comment КорРС 57
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme rātra
Meaning 1 night
Direction
Meaning 2 twenty four hours tri-rātra, ṣaḍ-rātra
"three days and three nights, six days and six nights"
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Comment Кочергина 543, the second meaning is absent in the dictionary. Журавлев 2005, 689
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old English
Lexeme niht
Meaning 1 night
Direction
Meaning 2 twenty four hours
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Comment In Modern English there are traces of this system, like the obsolete sennight 'week' - from the Old Engl. seofon nihte 'seven nights', fortnight 'two weeks' - from fēorwertīene niht 'fourteen nights'
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 hono-
Lexeme 2 honog
Meaning 1 to sleep
Direction
Meaning 2 twenty four hours
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