Number of realizations

3

to sing

to conjure

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme κατᾴδω
Meaning 1 to sing to
Direction
Meaning 2 to charm, appease by singing
Reference LSJ
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Comment From ἀείδω 'to sing'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme canto, cantare
Meaning 1 to sing
Direction
Meaning 2 to sing (incantations), to charm by spells or incantations, bewitch; to prosuce by incantations
Reference Glare page 267
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Irish
Lexeme cétal
Meaning 1 song, singing
Direction
Meaning 2 spell, incantation In tan luide in ben ass re rochetul in druad [McCone 2000: 122]; Drai .i. dorua ai .i. airechetal, ar is tria dan dogni sium a brechta [Meyer 1913: 40]
"Then the woman went away due to the singing of the druid; a druid (magician?), that is, would achieve poetry, that is, chanting, for through poetry (art) he exercises his spells."
Reference eDIL
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Comment McCone K. Echtrae Chonnlai and the Beginnings of Vernacular Narrative Writing in Ireland: A Critical Edition. Maynooth, 2000. Meyer K. (ed.) Sanas Cormaic – Cormc’s Glossary. Anecdota from Irish Manuscripts, vol. V, Dublin, 1913.