Number of realizations

8

uncle (mother's brother)

<term of address to a man>

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme māma(n̠)
Meaning 1 uncle (mother's brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 term of address to an elder man
Reference Tamil lexicon
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Brahui
Lexeme māmā
Meaning 1 uncle (mother's brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 respectful mode of address to one's elder
Reference Bray_Brahui dictionary page 199
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme mamak
Meaning 1 uncle (on the mother's side), mother's older brother
Direction
Meaning 2 a polite form of address by rulers to, for example, aged chiefs, a form of address for Indian Muslims or Malays of Indian descent
Reference SEALang Indonesia
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malay
Lexeme paman
Meaning 1 maternal uncle
Direction
Meaning 2 a familiar form of address to persons a good deal older than oneself
Reference SEALang Malay
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malay
Lexeme mamak
Meaning 1 maternal uncle
Direction
Meaning 2 conventional term for a prince to use to his aged ministers
Reference SEALang Malay
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Vietnamese
Lexeme cậu
Meaning 1 uncle (mother's younger brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 young man; you
Reference SEAlang Vietnamese
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme angku
Meaning 1 (in the Minangkabau area) form of address to maternal uncle
Direction
Meaning 2 epithet for respected persons
Reference SEALang Indonesia
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme māma
Meaning 1 uncle (mother's brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a man>
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 777
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Comment Meaning 2: 'word used for addressing or referring an elder man with respect and love'