yam potato 3 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language Thai
Lexeme 1 man
Lexeme 2 man-fàràng
Meaning 1 yam (Dioscorea)
Direction
Meaning 2 potato
Reference SEAlang Thai
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Comment fàràng 'foreign, European'
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Malay
Lexeme 1 ubi
Lexeme 2 ubi kentang
Meaning 1 yam (Dioscorea); tuber; tuberous plant
Direction
Meaning 2 potato
Reference SEALang Malay
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Comment In Modern Malay and Indonesian kentang 'potato'. Earlier for 'potato' existed terms ubi Holanda 'Dutch yam' and ubi Bĕnggala 'Bengalian yam'
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Gurindji
Lexeme pikurta
Meaning 1 yam (Dioscorea)
Direction
Meaning 2 potato
Reference World Loanword Database
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