Number of realizations

7

girl

female servant, maid

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Arabic
Lexeme ğāriyat-
Meaning 1 a girl, or young woman
Direction
Meaning 2 a female slave
Reference
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Comment Lane 416. A derivative (active participle fem.) from ğarāˊ 'to run'.
Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language English
Lexeme maid
Meaning 1 (arch.) an unmarried girl or woman
Direction
Meaning 2 a female servant
Reference
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Comment
Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Zway
Language 2 Amharic
Lexeme gäräd
Meaning 1 daughter, girl (LGur. I 1210)
Direction
Meaning 2 maid, servant girl (K 1939)
Reference
Related Languages the meaning B is present also in Tigrinya gäräd 'servant girl, maid, maidßservant, concubine' (KT 2269). The meaning A is present in practically all Gurage languages (LGur. 290)
Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme muchacha
Meaning 1 girl, maiden
Direction
Meaning 2 female servant
Reference
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Comment Narumov 1995: 518
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme pike
Meaning 1 little girl det var ti piker og åtte gutter i barnehagen
"there were ten girls and eight boys in the kindergarten"
Direction
Meaning 2 female servant, maid
Reference BO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme pige
Meaning 1 little girl lille pige
"a little girl"
Direction
Meaning 2 female servant, maid ung pige i huset
"a young servant"
Reference DDO
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme pellō
Meaning 1 girl, a female child
Direction
Meaning 2 maid-servant
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary page 571
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