Number of realizations

7

silver

gold

Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Wariʼ (Orowari)
Lexeme kayi pacun
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference Carling (ed.) 2017
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Comment Dialect Wari’-Oro Waram. CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Xokleng
Lexeme kózy tõ kom-ke
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference Carling (ed.) 2017
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Chibcha (Muisca)
Lexeme nyia
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference IDS
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Comment CLICS-3
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Yakut
Lexeme көмүс
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference Slepcov 1972
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Comment үрүҥ көмүс (white көмүс) 'silver'; кыһыл көмүс (red көмүс) 'gold'. From Proto-Turkic *kümüĺ 'silver'
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Kei
Lexeme mās
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference ACD
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Comment 'gold' in many Austronesian languages
Realization
Type Derivation
Language Classical Nahuatl
Lexeme 1 iztāc teōcuitlatl
Lexeme 2 teōcuitlatl
Meaning 1 silver ynînque yn achto oquihualhuîcaque tlaollí Ychcatl Yhuá mochí ynoccequí achotl, mahuíztíc chalchiuhte me, coztic teocuytlatl, Yztac teocuitlatl ( Anónimo Mexicano, f. 1r. ed. by Richley H. Crapo, Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005, page 7)
"Thus as they first came here, they carried dried maize kernels, cotton, and all other seeds, marvelous turquoise stones, yellow gold, and silver."
Direction
Meaning 2 gold (from teōtl 'god' +‎ cuitlatl 'excrement') teōcuitlacuāuhtēntetl
"a gold lip plug in the shape of an eagle ( Bernardino de Sahagún, Primeros Memoriales)"
Reference Alonso de Molina 1571 page 91r 27v
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Comment 'gold' also cōztic teōcuitlatl lit. 'yellow excrement of gods'.
Realization
Type Polysemy
Language Old Georgian
Lexeme okroy (ოქროჲ)
Meaning 1 silver
Direction
Meaning 2 gold
Reference Abulaʒe 1973 page 335
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Comment Probably from Ancient Greek ὠχρός 'pale, pale-yellow, sallow; yolk; colour yellow', or from Proto-Kartvelian *okro- 'gold'. In Modern Georgian okro (ოქრო) 'gold', borrowed to Hinukh укру 'silver', Bezhta окко 'silver, money'