to pass by to surpass 1 realization
NEW Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Soqotri
Lexeme nɛ́hɛr or nóhor
Meaning 1 to pass by, to go through ʔirɛ́mo gínniye maḥáŝe(h) (terrible) ḷə-ḥa be-göˊʔo di-ʔéṣre kóusɛ ke-nəšəˊtə wa-ke-ʔeẓ̂ími wa-ke ʔíno di-nɛ́hɛr ḷə-boḳ wa-ʔaḷ bigöˊʕo bəy təḳáḷəsš ŝéʕro mən ri ʕaf híbaḥ (Maria Bulakh's field notes)
'There was a terrible ginni woman there, in Goʔo di-ʔEṣre (name of a place, lit. ‘Wadi of the forest’), and it was present there day and night. If there was anybody passing there and she did not meet him directly, still all the hair on his body from head till heels (lit. to the lower part) would be raised from fear.'
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Meaning 2 to be better than, to surpass ŝínik ḳaʕyhɛr ḥotédər/ḥatédɛr súwa bíŝi ṭəy di-nɛhɛ́ro ḷə-déžin (Maria Bulakh's field notes)
'I saw houses which were built well, one does not surpass the other in beauty.'
Reference LS: 261 CSOL I: 622 CSOL II: 549
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