Number of realizations

4

autumn

harvest

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Irish Gaelic
Lexeme fómhar
Meaning 1 autumn
Direction
Meaning 2 harvest Ní hiad na fir mhóra a bhaineann an fómhar
"It isn’t the big men who reap the harvest (= best goods come in small parcels)"
Reference Ó Dónaill 1977
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Comment direction according to Buck 512
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language Welsh
Lexeme cynhaeaf
Meaning 1 autumn
Direction
Meaning 2 harvest
Reference Buck page 512
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Comment cyn ‘before’ gaeaf ‘winter’, In Modern Welsh 'harvest' (and elfed for 'autumn')
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old English
Lexeme hœrfest
Meaning 1 autumn, harvest
Direction
Meaning 2 harvest
Reference
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Comment Also the Old High Germ. herbist, Mid. High Germ. herbst, Dutch herfst, Swed. höst. For all of them the principal meaning is that of 'autumn, harvesting season' (Buck 512), but the German word is a cognate for the Greek καρπός 'fruit, harvest', so the direction is not quite clear.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme qiū (秋)
Meaning 1 autumn qiūshān (秋山)
"mountains in autumn"
Direction
Meaning 2 harvest màiqiū (麦秋)
"wheat harvest"
Reference BKRS
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Comment