person person (grammar) 13 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme persona
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference Lewis, Short
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ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Old English
Lexeme hād
Meaning 1 person, individual
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar) Þrī hādas sind worda. Sē forma hād is þe spricþ be him selfum ānum ("iċ seċġe", oþþe mid ōðrum mannum on maniġfealdum ġetæle, "wē seċġaþ"). Sē ōðer hād is þe sē forma spricþ tō ("þū sæġst", oþþe maniġfealdlīċe "ġē seċġaþ"). Sē þridda hād is be þǣm þe sē forma hād spricþ tō þǣm ōðrum hāde ("hē sæġþ", oþþe maniġfealdlīċe "hīe seċġaþ"). Ælfric, Excerptiones de Arte Grammatica Anglice c. 995.
'Verbs have three persons. The first person talks about himself alone ("I say", or with other people in the plural, "we say"). The second person is whoever the first person talks to ("you say", or in the plural "y'all say"). The third person is whoever the first person talks about to the second person ("he says", or in the plural "they say").'
Reference Bosworth, Toller: 497
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ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Czech
Lexeme osoba
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference SSJČ
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Polish
Lexeme osoba
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference WSJP
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Armenian
Lexeme demkʿ (դեմք)
Meaning 1 face առաջին դեմքեր, պատմական դեմք
'top officials of the state (lit. 'first persons'), historical figure'
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar) errord demkʿ (երրորդ դեմք)
'third person'
Reference Galstjan 1984
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Belarusan
Lexeme асоба
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference Slounik.org
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Ukrainian
Lexeme особа
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference SUM-11
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Slovenian
Lexeme oseba
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference SSKJ2
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme πρόσωπον
Meaning 1 person
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference LSJ
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Georgian
Lexeme ṗiri (პირი)
Meaning 1 person iuridiuli ṗiri (იურიდიული პირი)
'juridical person'
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar)
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language Modern Greek
Lexeme πρόσωπο
Meaning 1 person Το τραπέζι ήταν στρωμένο για δυο πρόσωπα. (Στρατής Τσίρκας, Ακυβέρνητες πολιτείες, 1962)
' The table was set for two people'
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar) τρίτο πρόσωπο
'third person'
Reference DSMG
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme лицо
Meaning 1 person Билет на одно лицо, официальные лица, первые лица государства
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar) Глагол в форме первого лица
Reference BTS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Derivation
Language Mandarin Chinese
Lexeme 1 人 / rén
Lexeme 2 人称 / rénchēng
Meaning 1 person 咱们都是人 / zánmen dōu shì rén
'We are all humans.'
Direction
Meaning 2 person (grammar) 人称变位 / rénchēng biànwèi
'personal conjugation'
Reference BKRS
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