Number of realizations

7

word

verb

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme ῥῆμα
Meaning 1 that which is said or spoken, word, saying
Direction
Meaning 2 verb παθητικὸν ῥῆμα
"passive verb"
Reference LSJ
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Comment From εἴρω 'I say'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme verbum
Meaning 1 word
Direction
Meaning 2 verb
Reference Glare page 2034
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Syriac
Lexeme melləṯā
Meaning 1 word
Direction
Meaning 2 verb
Reference Sokoloff 2009 page 775
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Comment For the employment in modern Aramaic dialects in the meaning "verb" see A.J. Maclean, A dictionary of the dialects of Vernacular Syriac, Oxford 1910:180
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Czech
Lexeme 1 slovo
Lexeme 2 sloveso
Meaning 1 word najít vhodné slovo
"find the right word"
Direction
Meaning 2 verb nepravidelné sloveso
"irregular verb"
Reference Kopeckij 1976 page 2 334
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Comment Also Slovak sloveso
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Church Slavonic
Lexeme глаголъ
Meaning 1 word
Direction
Meaning 2 verb
Reference Anikin RES page 10 260
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Comment for the first time Church Slavonic глаголъ 'word' was used as grammatical term 'verb' in Adelphotis (Greek and Church Slavonic Grammar issued by Arsenios Elassonos and colleagues in Lwów 1591) and became current owing to "Slavonic Grammar with Correct Syntax" by Meletius Smotrytsky (1618-1619). From Church Slavonic borrowed to Russian глагол 'verb'. Bulgarian глагол 'verb', Ukrainian глагол 'verb' (rare), Serbian глагол 'verb', Croatian glagol 'verb', Slovene glagol 'verb'. Macedonian глагол 'verb' were borrowed from Russian or from Russian resection of Church Slavonic.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Classical Armenian
Lexeme bay (բայ)
Meaning 1 word
Direction
Meaning 2 verb
Reference Martirosyan 2010 page 165
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Comment In Modern Armenian bay means only 'verb'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Irish Gaelic
Lexeme briathar
Meaning 1 word Dom briathar!
"I swear! (lit. to my word!)"
Direction
Meaning 2 verb briathra neamhrialta
"irregula verbs"
Reference Ó Dónaill 1977
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Comment In Old Irish was only the meaning 'word', second meaning appeared in Middle Irish from 11th-12th cent. The word changes grammatical gender. Initial femininum briathar, briaithre remains only with meaning 'word, phrase' until the 19th cent. Dinneen 1927