Number of realizations

5

turmeric (Curcuma)

yellow

Realization
Type Derivation
Language Meriam (Eastern Torres Strait)
Lexeme 1 bam
Lexeme 2 bambam
Meaning 1 turmeric (Curcuma)
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow, orange
Reference Ray 1907 page 135
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Comment Rivers 1901
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Telugu
Lexeme 1 pasupu
Lexeme 2 pasupupacca
Meaning 1 turmeric (Curcuma)
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference Gwynn Telugu Dictionary page 326-327
Related Languages
Comment
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Nepali
Lexeme 1 besār
Lexeme 2 besāre
Meaning 1 turmeric (Curcuma)
Direction
Meaning 2 turmeric-coloured
Reference Turner 1931 page 458
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tagalog
Lexeme dilaw
Meaning 1 turmeric (Curcuma)
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference Krus Ignašev 1959 page 110
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Comment SEAlang Tagalog
Realization
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Classical Arabic
Language 2 Harari
Lexeme 1 hurd-
Lexeme 2 ḥurdi
Meaning 1 turmeric (Curcuma)
Direction
Meaning 2 yellow
Reference Lane page 2891; LHar. 86
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Comment Cf. also Arb. hurdiyy- 'dyed yellow with hurd-', Lane 2891; for a detailed discussion (including other Arabic borrowings from the same lexeme) see Bulakh 2019:177-178