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to boil (intr.)

to worry, be agitated

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ζέω
Meaning 1 to boil
Direction
Meaning 2 to boil (of passion) ὀργὴ ζέουσα
"angry agitation"
Reference LSJ
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Erzya
Lexeme лакамс
Meaning 1 to boil ведесь умок уш лакась
"the water has long boiled"
Direction
Meaning 2 to worry а эряви лакамс
"do not worry"
Reference Serebrennikov et al. 1993 page 328
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme puẓuṅku
Meaning 1 to boil gently To boil gently or stew, as rice after the water is poured off;
Direction
Meaning 2 to be hot with anger
Reference Tamil lexicon page 2794
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme кипятиться (kipjatit'sja)
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to get excited; flare up, fume; get steamed up, lose one's cool
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme boil
Meaning 1 (with reference to a liquid) reach or cause to reach the temperature at which it bubbles and turns to vapour
Direction
Meaning 2 (of a person or strong emotion) be stirred up
Reference ODE
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme bollire
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 being agitated, burning, shivering with a violent but repressed feeling
Reference Vocabolario Treccani
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Comment From Latin bullio, bullire 'to boil' from bulla 'bubble'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme kochen
Meaning 1 to boil (intransitive), to cook, to prepare food
Direction
Meaning 2 to be stirred up or agitated, especially with anger er kocht vor Wut
"he is boiling with anger"
Reference Moskal'skaja (ed.) 2001
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Comment Interesting parallel in Yiddish, cf verses of the song "Vi shlekht un vi biter": "Ikh bin fun Zhitomir, Kokht oyf dos blit in mir" (Pearls of Yiddish Song, 1989:108)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme ferver
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to worry, be agitated
Reference Feerštejn Starec 2005
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme пуны
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.) ваыс пуӧ
"water is boiling"
Direction
Meaning 2 to worry, be agitated эн пу, успокоитчы
"do not get excited, calm down"
Reference Beznosikova et al. 2000
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Meadow Mari
Lexeme шолаш
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to to be consumed by any feeling, passion; to resent
Reference Marij jylme muter
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme mendidih
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to seethe with rage
Reference SEALang Indonesia
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme pruəc
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to to experience or feel a sudden (pang of) emotion; to have a sudden desire for
Reference SEAlang Khmer
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme dʉ̀at
Meaning 1 (a liquid) to boil
Direction
Meaning 2 to be boiling (mad), in a rage
Reference SEAlang Thai
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Waray
Lexeme alimbukád
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to become agitated
Reference SEAlang Waray
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language 1 Old Slavonic
Language 2 Sanskrit
Lexeme 1 кꙑпѣти (kypěti)
Lexeme 2 kup
Meaning 1 to boil (intr.)
Direction
Meaning 2 to be moved or excited or agitated; to swell, heave or boil with rage or emotion, be angry, be angry with
Reference ESSJa page 13 265
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Comment MW 291 Also Lithuanian kūpė́ti 'to boil' and Latin cupio 'to desire'