Number of realizations

8

mother

<exclamation of surprise, pain or sorrow>

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 exclamation of pity and surprise, or joy aiyō, ammā!
"Oh, mother!"
Reference Tamil lexicon page 99
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme amma
Meaning 1 mother interjection, denoting pain or weariness, grief, pain, surprise, compassion, joy, satisfaction
Direction
Meaning 2 <exclamation of sorrow, pain, pity and surprise>
Reference DEDR
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Comment variants: amma, amama, ammammā
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme ayō
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 exclamation of surprise or pain
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary page 43
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malayalam
Lexeme 1 acca
Lexeme 2 acсō
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <exclamation of sorrow, pain, pity and surprise>
Reference Gundert Malayalam dictionary page 9
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Comment (1) variants of lexeme 2: acci, acсō (2) Also: amminni ‘mother’, ‘interjection of pain, as of a child’ - derivation from ammā ‘mother’ - Gundert Malayalam, 44.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme madre
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 Denote admiration, surprise, etc. ¡mi madre!, ¡madre mía!, ¡ay mi madre! (coll.)
"exprs. coloqs. Denotan admiración, sorpresa, etc."
Reference Real Academia Española Diccionario
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Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 mama
Lexeme 2 ма́мочки; mámočki
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 exclamation of surprise, fright Анькин пакет с фруктами прорвался, и на гладкий полированный пол посыпались морковь, капуста, яблоки, бананы, апельсины… ― Ой, мамочки! ― взвизгнула Анька. // An’kin paket s fruktami prorvalsâ, i na gladkij polirovannyj pol posypalis’ morkov’, kapusta, âbloki, banany, apel’siny… ― Oj, mamočki! ― vzvizgnula An’ka. [[Андрей Житков. Супермаркет (2000)]
" Anka's bag of fruit broke suddenly and carrots, cabbage, apples, bananas, oranges fell down on the smooth, polished floor ... - Oh, mommy! - screamed Anka."
Reference Efremova 2000
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Comment Употребляется при выражении испуга, удивления и т.п.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Telugu
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 interjection expressive of pain
Reference Gwynn Telugu Dictionary page 31
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Comment (1) Also: ammā or ammālla interj meaning alas! Ah! Oho! (possibly also ammāṇni, ammādyu) (Brown Telugu 75) (2) Also: derivatives from amma: ammayya1 'mother's elder sister', (dial.) 'lady'; ammayya! 2 'interj. expressive of relief'; ammaroo! 3) 'interj. expressive of surprise'. Dictionary (Gwynn 31) considers it homonymy, though we suggest it tobe polysemy.
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Kuvi
Lexeme 1 īya
Lexeme 2 īyalesa
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <exclamation of surprise, pain or sorrow>
Reference Israel_Grammar of Kuvi page 239
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Comment Also meaning: "Alas!"