Number of realizations

7

lead, plumbum

bullet

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tigrinya
Lexeme ʕarär
Meaning 1 lead, tin ʔənda ʕarär
"lead works"
Direction
Meaning 2 rifle ball, bullet, lead shot
Reference
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Comment KT 1843-44
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme plomo
Meaning 1 lead
Direction
Meaning 2 bullet
Reference
Related Languages Также франц. plomb. Для итал. piombo рус.-итал. словарь (Канестри 2006) приводит значение 'пуля' (с пометой книжн.), а итал.-рус. словарь (Зорько 2004) не приводит. Порт. chumbo 'ружейная дробь'.
Comment The word bala is more frequently used in the meaning of 'bullet'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Jarawara
Lexeme bara
Meaning 1 lead
Direction
Meaning 2 bullet
Reference
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Comment JED 59. Borrowed from the Portuguese where the meaning of 'lead' has not been registered.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Greek
Lexeme μολύβι
Meaning 1 lead
Direction
Meaning 2 lead bullet
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Comment Хориков, Малев 524
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Even
Lexeme n`ur
Meaning 1 lead
Direction
Meaning 2 bullet
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Comment The original meaning is that of arrow.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme raṣāṣ-
Meaning 1 'plomb' (свинец)
Direction
Meaning 2 'balle' (пуля, патрон)
Reference
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Comment BK I 868; Lane 1092 (Lane has only meaning A). In both meanings it has been borrowed into Swahili:risasi 'lead', 'bullet':piga risasi 'to shoot'; tia risasi 'to charge a gun' Polikanov.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme kurşun
Meaning 1 lead kurşun oksit
"lead oxide"
Direction
Meaning 2 bullet kurşun sıkmak
"to shoot, to pop a cap"
Reference
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Comment The same in Bashk., Kyrg.