uncle <term of address to a man> 9 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme дядя (djadja)
Meaning 1 uncle (mother's or father's brother)
Direction
Meaning 2 <term of address to a man> Володька, схватив машиниста за липкий рукав куртки, приподнялся к уху:—Дядя... дядя, ты его слушай... это Кочубей.
"Volodka, grabbing the driver by the sticky sleeve of his jacket, raised himself to his ear: "Uncle ... uncle, listen to him ... this is Kochubey"."
Reference BAS page 3 1216
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ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Hiligaynon
Lexeme tíyo
Meaning 1 uncle
Direction
Meaning 2 espect form for older male persons
Reference SEAlang Hiligaynon
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Comment From Spanish
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme oom
Meaning 1 uncle
Direction
Meaning 2 1 term of address or reference for one's own uncle or an adult friend of the family. 2 term of address or reference to a male person of higher status or education or an older foreigner, e.g., a bécak driver to his passenger, younger man to slightly older man in a higher status, a salesperson to a prospective customer, wife to husband, prostitute to customer. 3 term of address or reference used by children to any male person to whom they wish to show respect. 4 humorous term of address to a male person
Reference SEALang Indonesia
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Comment From Dutch
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Indonesian
Lexeme uak, uwak, wak
Meaning 1 aunt or uncle older than father or mother
Direction
Meaning 2 polite form of address to elders
Reference SEALang Indonesia
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme puu
Meaning 1 uncle (younger brother of the mother or father)
Direction
Meaning 2 respectful term of address to older men
Reference SEAlang Khmer
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Comment Thai pùu 'paternal grandfather.'
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme mie
Meaning 1 uncle (younger brother of one's mother or father)
Direction
Meaning 2 erm used to address a nonrelative who is younger than one's father
Reference SEAlang Khmer
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Khmer
Lexeme ʔrum ~ ʔom
Meaning 1 elder sibling of one's parent; uncle, aunt
Direction
Meaning 2 you / your (to uncle or aunt older than one's parent or to older non-relatives in one's parents' generation)
Reference SEAlang Khmer
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Lao
Lexeme lúŋ
Meaning 1 uncle (older brother of father or mother)
Direction
Meaning 2 form of politeness used in regard to an older unknown man
Reference SEAlang Lao
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Comment
ACCEPTED Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Thai
Lexeme luŋ
Meaning 1 elder uncle (older brother of father or mother)
Direction
Meaning 2 you, Uncle (speaking to elder uncle or other older man)
Reference SEAlang Thai
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