Number of realizations

7

plant (biol.)

(gun)powder

Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Church Slavonic
Language 2 Russian
Lexeme 1 sелїе
Lexeme 2 zel'e
Meaning 1 plant Егда же возрастетъ, болѣе всѣхъ sелїй есть…
"and when it grows up, it [the mustard seed] gets bigger than any other plant (Mathew 13, 32)"
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder (obs.)
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Comment Седакова 2005, 126
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme iarbă
Meaning 1 grass, plant
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder
Reference DEX98
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Comment DEX98
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Middle High German
Lexeme krūt
Meaning 1 plant, herb
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder
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Comment Hence the Germ. Kraut 'grass, top', Dan. krudt 'gunpowder', Swed.krut 'gunpowder', Dutch. Kruit 'gunpowder', kruid 'plant'
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Latvian
Lexeme 1 zāle
Lexeme 2 bi(s)zāles (pl.)
Meaning 1 grass, plant
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder
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Comment The first part is derived from bise 'gun'. The semantic calque from Mid. High Germ. Büssenkrūt Buck 1397
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Osetin
Lexeme 1 xos
Lexeme 2 toppyxos
Meaning 1 hay
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder
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Comment Абаев 4, 220-221
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language 1 Ancient Greek
Language 2 Byzantine Greek
Lexeme βοτάνη
Meaning 1 plant
Direction
Meaning 2 gunpowder
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Comment Buck 1397
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Botlikh
Lexeme гьунчIа
Meaning 1 grass, plant (biol.)
Direction
Meaning 2 (gun)powder
Reference Alekseev Azaev 2019 page 182
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