Number of realizations

9

mother

<term of address to a woman>

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a woman of lower social status or age>
Reference Tamil lexicon page 99
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Comment Meanings according to Cre-A Tamil: 1) a term of respect to refer mostly to a married woman; 2) a term of address by elders or superiors for younger woman (p 30).
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Brahui
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 term of respectful address to a woman
Reference Bray_Brahui dictionary page 53
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Comment Also: polysemu āī 'mother'; (occas.) ‘daughter’; 'respectful term of address to any woman’. (51)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yaqui (Hiaki)
Lexeme maala
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 title of respect used by a man to a woman
Reference Dictionary Yaqui page 94
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Shughni
Lexeme nān
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a woman>
Reference Karamshoev Shughni page 297
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Comment Может быть обращением к старшей женщине или обращением матери к дочери
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme ننه nane
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to an elderly woman>
Reference Rubinčik 1970 page 668
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Comment Разговорное, может толковаться как "мамаша"
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme ayang
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a woman of elder age>
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary page 43
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Comment Another variant of lexeme, ayō, is used as a term of endearment address.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme мать (mat')
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a woman>
Reference <personally collected data>
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Comment Also мамаша
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme amma
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 word used for calling a woman with respect (which has replaced by “Madam” in cities)
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 51
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kui
Lexeme 1 ia
Lexeme 2 ia
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 term of respect for married and elderly woman
Reference Winfield Kui Vocabulary page 48
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Comment ia, pl. iaska