house wife 10 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme il
Meaning 1 house, home
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Tamil lexicon: 336
Comment Other derivatives: ilavarasi 'the queen of the house'; illāḷ, illakkiẓatti 'the mistress of the house' Other roots: maṉai "house, dwelling" > maṉai-k-kiḻatti "wife, as mistress of the house"; man̠aivi 'one who belongs to the house'- main word describing wife; akam "house, inner part" > akavāṭṭi "wife, mistress of the house"
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Cognates
Language 1 Telugu
Language 2 Tamil
Lexeme 1 illu (adj. iṇṭi)
Lexeme 2 illāḷ
Meaning 1 house, dwelling
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference DEDR: 48
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language Mongolian (Khalkha)
Lexeme 1 гэр
Lexeme 2 гэргий
Meaning 1 yurt; house
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference BAMRS 2001-2002
Comment The etymology is generally accepted, but doubtful due to the non-obviousness of derivation
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme shèxià (舍下)
Meaning 1 (respectful, modest) my residence; my home
Direction
Meaning 2 (epistolary) my wife
Reference BKRS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme jiāli (家裡, 家里)
Meaning 1 in house; home, family Jiālǐ bùzhǐ yī ge rén. (家裡不止一個人。 / 家里不止一个人)
'There is more than one person (living) in the household'
Direction
Meaning 2 (dated or regional) wife (humble, about own wife) Cǐ yuānchóu shí yǔ wǒ wúgān, rúhé chánrǎo zhe wǒ jiālǐ. (此冤讎實與我無干,如何纏擾著我家裡)
'I am essentially unrelated to this enmity (associated with being wronged), why is my wife embroiled? [From: the Ming Dynasty-era short story collection Slap the Table in Amazement (初刻拍案驚奇, Chu Ke Pai An Jing Qi) by Ling Mengchu, vol. 14.]'
Reference BKRS
Comment 家 'home' + 裡/裏 'inside, within, in'
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme kari (家里)
Meaning 1 (obsolete) one's hometown, one's native village
Direction
Meaning 2 (obsolete) one's wife
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment 家 'house, one's own home, a home, household, a family' + 里 'village'. Does not appear to be used in modern Japanese.
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme kanai (家内)
Meaning 1 the inside of the house
Direction
Meaning 2 (humble) (one's own) wife
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment Compare okusama (奥様) '(honorific) wife', literally 'inside' + 'honorable'
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Korean
Lexeme daek (댁)
Meaning 1 house, home
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language Japanese
Lexeme 1 oku (奥)
Lexeme 2 okusan (奥さん)
Meaning 1 inside [the house]
Direction
Meaning 2 (honorific) wife (referring to someone else's wife, not one's own)
Reference Alpatov 2008: 127
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Derivation
Language Kannada
Lexeme 1 mane
Lexeme 2 maneyāke
Meaning 1 house
Direction
Meaning 2 wife
Reference Kannada-English Etymological Dictionary: 762
Comment