mother <term of address to a woman> 10 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference Tamil lexicon: 99
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).
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Brahui
Lexeme ammā
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 term of respectful address to a woman
Reference Bray_Brahui dictionary: 53
Comment Also: polysemu āī 'mother'; (occas.) ‘daughter’; 'respectful term of address to any woman’. (51)
ACCEPTED Realization 3
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: 94
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Shughni
Lexeme nān
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference Karamshoev Shughni: 297
Comment Может быть обращением к старшей женщине или обращением матери к дочери
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Farsi
Lexeme ننه nane
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference Rubinčik 1970: 668
Comment Разговорное, может толковаться как "мамаша"
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme ayang
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary: 43
Comment Another variant of lexeme, ayō, is used as a term of endearment address.
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme мать (mat')
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment Also мамаша
ACCEPTED Realization 8
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: 51
Comment Also: abbe, tāy, etc.
ACCEPTED Realization 9
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: 48
Comment ia, pl. iaska
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Telugu
Lexeme talli
Meaning 1 mother
Direction
Meaning 2 form of address to a woman of any age
Reference Gwynn Telugu Dictionary: 231
Comment