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32

<young animal>

child (son or daughter)

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Geez
Lexeme 1 ʔəgʷalt
Lexeme 2 ʔəgʷāl
Meaning 1 calf, heifer
Direction
Meaning 2 the young of any animal, fowl, or human, child, offspring, progeny ʔəgʷāla ʔəmmaḥəyāw 'mankind' (lit. the children of Eve)
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Comment (LGz. 11; SED II No. 28). The term ʔəgʷāl is not derived from ʔəgʷalt, rather, the original meaning 'calf' is reconstructed for ʔəgʷāl based on the evidence of ʔəgʷalt
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme kid
Meaning 1 <young animal>
Direction
Meaning 2 child (son or daughter)
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme khadd
Meaning 1 <young animal>
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary page 399
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme piḷḷa
Meaning 1 <young animal>
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 644
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme mari
Meaning 1 young one (of animals and birds, except kine and buffaloes)
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 766
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Telugu
Lexeme nisuwu, nisugu
Meaning 1 the young of an animal or bird.
Direction
Meaning 2 child (dial.)
Reference Gwynn Telugu Dictionary page 300
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme maka
Meaning 1 child
Direction
Meaning 2 young of an animal
Reference Tamil lexicon page 2976
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme kuṭṭi
Meaning 1 <young animal>
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Tamil lexicon page 961
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Comment Meaning 1: Child, especially the youngest, in endearment; Meaning 2: Young of dog, pig, tiger, etc.; Young of animals.
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Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme jag (ձագ)
Meaning 1 the young of any animal, baby animal, especially the young of a bird
Direction
Meaning 2 (figuratively, endearing) human baby
Reference Galstjan 1984
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Bagvalal
Lexeme балгьа
Meaning 1 baby animal
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Magomedova 2004
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Chamalal
Lexeme балъа
Meaning 1 baby animal, baby bird
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Magomedova 1999
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme holátko
Meaning 1 unfeathered chick
Direction
Meaning 2 child; baby
Reference SSJČ
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme dæggelatn
Meaning 1 artificially fed lamb
Direction
Meaning 2 spoilt child
Reference Krymova et al. 2004
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme reckling
Meaning 1 (archaic) smallest and weakest cub
Direction
Meaning 2 (archaic) smallest and weakest child And two fair babes, and went to distant lands; Was one year gone, and on returning found Not two but three? there lay the reckling, one But one hour old! What said the happy sire?' (Alfred Tennyson, Merlin and Vivien)
Reference <personally collected data>
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Greek
Lexeme πεταρούδι
Meaning 1 chick, nestling
Direction
Meaning 2 child; baby
Reference Xorikov Malev 1993
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme scimmiotto
Meaning 1 young monkey
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Zor'ko et al. 2002
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Comment From scimmia 'monkey'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Meadow Mari
Lexeme иге
Meaning 1 young animal, young bird
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Marij jylme muter
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Moksha
Lexeme лефкс
Meaning 1 young animal, young bird
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Serebrennikov et al. 1998 page 334
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme θρέμμα
Meaning 1 nursling, mostly of tame animals, esp. sheep and goats
Direction
Meaning 2 of men, esp. of domestic slaves
Reference LSJ
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme νήπιος
Meaning 1 less freq. of animals
Direction
Meaning 2 infant, child
Reference LSJ
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme τέκνον
Meaning 1 of animals, young
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference LSJ
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Comment
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Type Polysemy
Language Azerbaijani
Lexeme bala
Meaning 1 young animal
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Azərbaycanca-rusca lüǧet 2006
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme годинак
Meaning 1 one year old baby animal
Direction
Meaning 2 one year old baby
Reference Bernštejn 1966
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme рожба
Meaning 1 also of animals
Direction
Meaning 2 newborn
Reference Bernštejn 1966
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme wá (娃)
Meaning 1 (regional) young animal
Direction
Meaning 2 child; kid; infant
Reference BKRS
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Comment Also 'beautiful girl' (obsolete in Standart Modern Mandarin Chinese).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme zǎi (崽)
Meaning 1 (dialectal) young animal
Direction
Meaning 2 (Guangxi Mandarin, Gan, Pinghua, Xiang) son; child
Reference BKRS
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Comment
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Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 детёныш (detёnyš)
Lexeme 2 дитя (ditja)
Meaning 1 young animal
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference BAS page 3 752-753
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme baby
Meaning 1 a very young animal to baptize a baby
Direction
Meaning 2 a very young child baby elephant
Reference ODE
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme bébé
Meaning 1 a very young animal un bébé tigre
"baby tiger"
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Meaning 2 a very young child Convulsivement, elle prit le bébé dans ses bras et le couvrit de baisers. (Out-el-Kouloub, Zaheira, dans "Trois contes de l'Amour et de la Mort", 1940)
"Convulsively, she took the baby in her arms and covered him with kisses. "
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme zǐ (子)
Meaning 1 young animal Mínglíng yǒu zi (螟蛉有子)
"the mulberry worm has cubs "
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Meaning 2 son, (dated) child Zi yǎng yì zhào rén shù (子养亿兆人庶)
"(He) nurtured millions of people as his own children "
Reference BKRS
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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme ko (子)
Meaning 1 young animal koneko (子猫)
"kitten"
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khamnigan Mongol
Lexeme бага
Meaning 1 young animals
Direction
Meaning 2 child
Reference Damdinov Sundueva 2015
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