Number of realizations

11

worm

snake

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme vihrut
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 a species of a snake
Reference MW page 1003
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Comment Кочергина 614
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Jewish Aramaic
Language 2 Jibbali
Lexeme 1 hī(ʔ)
Lexeme 2 hɔt
Meaning 1 'name of a worm' (Ja. 328)
Direction
Meaning 2 'big, long snake' (JJ 100)
Reference
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Comment cf. SED II No. 95
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Wolane
Lexeme tuli
Meaning 1 'worm'
Direction
Meaning 2 'serpent, snake'
Reference
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Comment LGur. 597; from PS *tawliʕ(-at)- 'worm', see SED II No. 230
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Estonian
Lexeme uss
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 snake
Reference
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Comment Мухель 1973: 588
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Finnish
Language 2 Estonian
Lexeme 1 mato
Lexeme 2 madu
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 snake
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chamalal
Lexeme beča
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 snake
Reference
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Comment ЧРС 72
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme chóng (虫)
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 snake
Reference BKRS
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Comment Also 'insect'
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Harsusi
Language 2 Akkadian
Lexeme 1 šəbšīb
Lexeme 2 šibbu
Meaning 1 'small red worm, centipede' (JH 123)
Direction
Meaning 2 'a snake' (CAD Sh2 375(
Reference
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Comment SED II, No. 200
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme orm
Meaning 1 worm leddorm
"annelid worm"
Direction
Meaning 2 snake hoggorm
"viper"
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Botlikh
Lexeme берка
Meaning 1 worm
Direction
Meaning 2 snake беркулъи загьру
"snake poison"
Reference Alekseev Azaev 2019 page 67
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Japanese
Lexeme 1 mushi
Lexeme 2 mamushi
Meaning 1 insect, worm 畑で虫をついばんでいる鳥 hatake de mushi o tsuibande iru tori
"a bird pecking at insects in the field"
Direction
Meaning 2 viper まむしのように怖い蛇ではない mamushi no yō na osoroshii hebi de wa nai
"this snake is not as terrible as a viper"
Reference BCCWJ
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Comment ma-mushi lit. "true worm"