to ask (for) to pray 35 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Cham
Lexeme likơw
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Alieva, Bùi Khán Thế 1999: 129
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Derivation
Language Russian
Lexeme 1 молить (molit')
Lexeme 2 молиться (molit'sja)
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme ruga
Meaning 1 to ask someone insistently to fulfill a wish, a service, a favor, etc; to ask someone for the will or permission to do something
Direction
Meaning 2 to make a prayer, to invoke divinity
Reference DEX98
Comment Romanian te rog 'please', lit. 'I ask you'. Romanian ruga from Latin rogo, rogare. More often Romanian cere 'ask (for)'.
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme вӧсяськыны
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Kirillova 2008
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Udmurt
Lexeme йыбырттыны
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray; pray for the dead, commemorate the dead
Reference Kirillova 2008
Comment Also йыбыртъяны, йыбыртъяськыны
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme prier
Meaning 1 to ask (for) prier qqn d'intervenir
'to ask sb. to intervene'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray prier à l'église
'to pray in church'
Reference CNRTL
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Norwegian
Lexeme be
Meaning 1 to ask (for) be om lov
'to ask permission'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray be til Gud
'to pray to God'
Reference BO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Danish
Lexeme bede
Meaning 1 to ask (for) bede om hjælp
'to ask for help'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray bede til Gud
'to pray to God'
Reference DDO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme be
Meaning 1 to ask (for) be om lov
'to ask permission'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray be till Gud
'to pray to God'
Reference SAO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme biðja
Meaning 1 to ask (for) hann bað mig að bíða smástund
'he asked me to wait a moment '
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray presturinn bað ótal bænir í kirkjunni
'in church the priest said one prayer after another'
Reference ISLEX
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme λίσσομαι (λίτομαι)
Meaning 1 to beg, pray
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray gods
Reference LSJ
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme xndirkʿ (խնդիրք)
Meaning 1 entreaty
Direction
Meaning 2 praying
Reference Galstjan 1984
Comment Also xndirvack‘ (խնդրվածք)
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme małtʿel (մաղթել)
Meaning 1 to implore, to beg
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Galstjan 1984
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Bulgarian
Lexeme 1 моля
Lexeme 2 моля се
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Bernštejn 1966
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme dǎo (祷, 禱)
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray gods Dǎo yǔ (祷雨)
'to pray for the rain'
Reference BKRS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 16
Type Polysemy
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme qǐng; qīng; qíng (请, 請)
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray Qǐng shén (请神)
'to pray to the gods'
Reference BKRS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 17
Type Polysemy
Language Hungarian
Lexeme könyörög
Meaning 1 to implore, to beg
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray Meddő anyánk könyörög gyerekért. (József Attila)
'Our barren mother begs for a child'
Reference MEK 1978
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 18
Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme pregare
Meaning 1 to ask (for) lo pregò di ascoltarlo
'He begged to listen to him'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray sono stata in chiesa a pregare
'I went to church to pray'
Reference Vocabolario Treccani
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 19
Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme negai (ねがい, 願い)
Meaning 1 wish, request
Direction
Meaning 2 prayer
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 20
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme precor, -ari
Meaning 1 to ask, beg, entreat, pray
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray (gods)
Reference Lewis, Short
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 21
Type Polysemy
Language Meadow Mari
Lexeme кумала
Meaning 1 to implore, to humbly beg
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Marij jylme muter
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 22
Type Polysemy
Language Meadow Mari
Lexeme сӧрвалаш
Meaning 1 to ask (for) Тамара, сӧрвалем, пӧртыл мӧҥгеш (Николай Арбан)
'Tamara, please come back '
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray (god) Сӧрвалыза юмым. Тудо полша.(Анатолий Березин)
'Pray to god. He will help.'
Reference Marij jylme muter
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 23
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme rogo
Meaning 1 wish, request
Direction
Meaning 2 prayer
Reference Feerštejn, Starec 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 24
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme pedir
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Feerštejn, Starec 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 25
Type Polysemy
Language Spanish
Lexeme deprecación
Meaning 1 entreaty, supplication
Direction
Meaning 2 prayer
Reference Narumov 1995
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 26
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Written Arabic
Lexeme 1 استمطر istamṭara (X-stem)
Lexeme 2 استمطر istamṭara
Meaning 1 to ask a favor

استمطرهُ 


'

He sought, desired, or demanded, his beneficence, or bounty. 

'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray, ask for rain (Akk. or من)

خَرَجُوا يَسْتَمْطِرُونَ ٱللّٰ 


'

They went forth praying to God for rain.

'
Reference Baranov Lane: 2722
Comment Denominative from مَطَرٌ 'rain'.
ACCEPTED Realization 27
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme yakarış
Meaning 1 request, entreaty
Direction
Meaning 2 prayer
Reference Jusipova 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 28
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme pray
Meaning 1 used as a preface to polite requests or instructions ladies and gentlemen, pray be seated
Direction
Meaning 2 address a solemn request or expression of thanks to a deity or other object of worship the whole family is praying for Michael
Reference ODE
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 29
Type Polysemy
Language Finnish
Lexeme rukous
Meaning 1 entreaty, supplication
Direction
Meaning 2 prayer
Reference Vahros, Ščerbakov 2007
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 30
Type Polysemy
Language Portuguese
Lexeme orar
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Feerštejn, Starec 2005
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 31
Type Polysemy
Language Ukrainian
Lexeme 1 молити
Lexeme 2 молитися
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference SUM-11
Comment
NEW Realization 32
Type Derivation
Language Serbian
Lexeme 1 молити (moliti)
Lexeme 2 молити се (moliti se)
Meaning 1 to ask (for) Molimo vas da se pre unosa komentara upoznate sa Opštim pravilima korišćenja. portala.
'Before writing a comment we ask you to read general rules of using the website.'
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray Molimo se Bogu za našu braću i sestre i decu na Kosovu i Metohiji.
'We pray to God for our brothers and sisters and children in Kosovo and Metohija. '
Reference CLARIN.SI
Comment moliti ('ask (for)') -> molim ('please')
NEW Realization 33
Type Derivation
Language Croatian
Lexeme 1 moliti
Lexeme 2 moliti se
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray moliti se Bogu
'to pray God'
Reference HJP
Comment moliti ('ask (for)') -> molim ('please')
NEW Realization 34
Type Polysemy
Language Batsbi
Lexeme teq̣ar
Meaning 1 to beg
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Mikeladze, Gigashvili 2012: 343
Comment
NEW Realization 35
Type Polysemy
Language Nivkh
Lexeme меӽрадь
Meaning 1 to ask (for)
Direction
Meaning 2 to pray
Reference Savel'eva, Taksami 1970: 180
Comment