Number of realizations

3

life

age

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Soqotri
Lexeme ʕəd
Meaning 1 life kése díʔyhe fáʕhɛr ʕad bə-ʕəd 'he found his bull still alive' (CSOL I 8:55)
Direction
Meaning 2 age dihó ʕed … yeʔáraḥ ʕáśer ʕīhon ‘my age was ten years’ (Müller 1905:146:5)
Reference CSOL I page 485
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Written Arabic
Lexeme ʕumr-
Meaning 1 life, duration of life ḏāt-u l-ʕumrayni ‘amphibian’ (lit. ‘owner of two lives’)
Direction
Meaning 2 age ʕumr-u-hu ʕišrūna sanatan ‘he is twenty years old’
Reference Wehr page 753
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Comment Cf. also Lane 2207 for Classical Arabic (ʕumr-, ʕamr- 'life; the age to which the life extends'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ədme
Meaning 1 life ədme ləkkʷan 'all her life'
Direction
Meaning 2 age ədmeh sənt näh ‘how old are you?’
Reference K page 1301
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Comment