Number of realizations

11

father

boss

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Akkadian
Lexeme abu
Meaning 1 father mārū warki abišunu illaku ‘the children go with their father’
Direction
Meaning 2 sheikh; principal (of a business), master, expert, foreman a-ba-ú-šu-nu išammeunima libbašnu ilamminu ‘should their principals hear (about it), they would become angry’
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Comment (CAD 67-68). From PS *ʔab-, cf. Kogan forthcoming RAI 2009, 1.1.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Persian
Lexeme بابا (bābā)
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 chief (n.)
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 153
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme baba
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 leader of illegal arms trade, drug dealers, etc.
Reference Jusipova 2005
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Swahili
Lexeme baba
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 head, leader
Reference Polikanov
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hausa
Lexeme uba
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 leader, master uban tafia
"leader of expedition"
Reference Robinson 1913 page I 389
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme pater
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 one who supervises or has charge; the senior member or president (of a religious or other sodality)
Reference Glare page 1308
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme pɔ̂ɔ (พ่อ)
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 chief (n.)
Reference Morev 1964 page 514
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lao
Lexeme phǭ (ພໍ່)
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 chief (n.)
Reference Morev et al. 1982 page 682
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chechen
Lexeme да
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 village headman (hist.)
Reference Maciev 1961 page 120
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Vietnamese
Lexeme thầy
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 master, boss
Reference SEAlang Vietnamese
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme tantai
Meaning 1 father
Direction
Meaning 2 patron
Reference Fabricius Tamil page 484
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