Number of realizations

15

low (location)

low (size)

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Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme šapālu
Meaning 1 to be low šumma Sin ina tāmartišu šapil 'if the moon is low at its appearance’
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Meaning 2 to be low anami Gilgāmeš mašil padattam lānam šapil eṣemta[m] [p]ukkul ‘he resembles Gilgamesh in build but he is short of stature, though larger of bone’
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme χθᾰμᾰλός
Meaning 1 near the ground, on the ground, low χθᾰμᾰλός Αἴγυπτος
"lower Egypt"
Direction
Meaning 2 metaph. of persons of humble station
Reference LSJ
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ταπεινός
Meaning 1 of place, low-lying; of stars, low, i.e. near the horizon
Direction
Meaning 2 of stature or size, low
Reference LSJ
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Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme storin (ստորին)
Meaning 1 low (location)
Direction
Meaning 2 low (size)
Reference Galstjan 1984
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Type Polysemy
Language Azerbaijani
Lexeme alçaq
Meaning 1 low (location) alçaq buludlar
"low clouds"
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Meaning 2 low (size) alçaq ağac
"low tree "
Reference Azərbaycanca-rusca lüǧet 2006
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Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme нисък
Meaning 1 low (location)
Direction
Meaning 2 low (size)
Reference Bernštejn 1966
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Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme nízký
Meaning 1 low (location)
Direction
Meaning 2 low (size)
Reference SSJČ
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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme низкий (nizkij)
Meaning 1 low (location) низкие тучи
"low clowds"
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Meaning 2 low (size) низкое дерево
"low tree "
Reference <personally collected data>
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme lav
Meaning 1 low (location) lavtflyvende
"low-flying"
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Meaning 2 low (size) lavbenet
"short-legged "
Reference Krymova et al. 2004 page 376-377
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Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme alacsony
Meaning 1 low (location) A gépek … alacsonyan repültek. Motorjaik zúgása betöltötte a kikötőt. (Kuncz Aladár)
"The planes… flew low. The roar of their engines filled the harbor"
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Meaning 2 low (size) alacsony asztal, szék, szekrény
"low table, chair, cupboard (cabinet)"
Reference MEK 1978
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme bēi (卑)
Meaning 1 low (about the area) , lowland
Direction
Meaning 2 low (size)
Reference BKRS
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Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme niedrig
Meaning 1 low (location) der Eingang liegt niedriger als die Straße
"the entrance is lower than the street"
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Meaning 2 low (size) Schuhe mit niedrigen Absätzen
"shoes with low heels"
Reference Moskal'skaja (ed.) 2001
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme low
Meaning 1 located at or near the bottom of something low back pain
Direction
Meaning 2 of less than average height from top to bottom or to the top from the ground the school is a long, low building
Reference ODE
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bas
Meaning 1 low (location) Bas-Canada
"Lower Canada (from its position on the Saint Lawrence River)"
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Meaning 2 low (size) de basse stature
"low stature"
Reference <personally collected data>
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme basso
Meaning 1 low (location)
Direction
Meaning 2 low (size)
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
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