Number of realizations

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dry

abstinent (from alcohol)

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme сухой
Meaning 1 dry
Direction
Meaning 2 (colloquial) abstinent (from alcohol) Он сухой уже три месяца
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Comment Cf. Russian не просыхает 'does not stop drinking alkohol'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme þurr
Meaning 1 dry þvotturinn er orðinn þurr
"the washing has dried out"
Direction
Meaning 2 abstinent (from alcohol) hún hefur verið þurr í fjögur ár
"she has not consumed alcohol for four years (lit. she has been dry)"
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Realization
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme dry
Meaning 1 dry
Direction
Meaning 2 free from or lacking alcohol or alcoholic beverages; (law) describing an area where sales of alcoholic or strong alcoholic beverages are banned He was an alcoholic but he's been dry for almost a year now. You'll have to drive out of this dry county to find any liquor.
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