Number of realizations

9

younger brother

<term of address to a man>

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme tampi
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 term of endearment applied to a younger male
Reference Tamil lexicon page 1753
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Comment Also (Winslow): 'A term of respect from an older to a younger person implying kindness' (551)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kannada
Lexeme tamma
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 an address term with affection for any junior male
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary page 446
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Balinese
Lexeme cahi
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 thou, thee; found offensive now except among equals, formerly used by higher to lower persons
Reference SEALang Balinese
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Balinese
Lexeme haḍi
Meaning 1 younger brother or sister
Direction
Meaning 2 you
Reference SEALang Balinese
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Burmese
Lexeme maun
Meaning 1 brother of a woman (according to current usage the term refers to the younger brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 term of endearment used by a woman to address her husband or lover; term of address used when addressing a male younger than oneself
Reference SEAlang Burmrse
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malay
Lexeme adek
Meaning 1 younger brother or sister
Direction
Meaning 2 a term of endearment to one slightly younger than oneself
Reference SEALang Malay
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malay
Lexeme adinda
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 more courteous variant of adek (term of endearment to one slightly younger than oneself)
Reference SEALang Malay
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Comment Also ading (in Malayo-Javanese literature)
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gondi
Lexeme kōko
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 term or endearment (e.g. father to son)
Reference Gondi Multilingual page 41
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Comment
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kurux
Lexeme bhaiyas
Meaning 1 younger brother
Direction
Meaning 2 (term of kindly regard) the little fellow
Reference Oraon-English Dictionary page 10
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