Number of realizations

3

old woman

witch, sorceress

Realization
Type Semantic evolution
Language Cornish
Lexeme gwragh
Meaning 1 old woman
Direction
Meaning 2 witch
Reference Gerlyver kernewek
Related Languages
Comment First meaning in Williams 1865, 201
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme bruja
Meaning 1 ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman
Direction
Meaning 2 witch
Reference Narumov 1995
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Irish Gaelic
Lexeme cailleach
Meaning 1 nun, old woman, hag; midwife
Direction
Meaning 2 witch
Reference Ó Dónaill 1977
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Comment From Old Irish caillech 'nun' → 'housekeeper, elderly woman, crone, hag' from caille 'veil', from Latin pallium 'type of clothing'