correct, right right (vs. left) 32 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language Abui
Lexeme kaːŋ
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Polysemy
Language Amharic
Lexeme ḳäññ
Meaning 1 correct ḳäññun yəmhar
‘may He guide you on the right road’
Direction
Meaning 2 right (side etc) ḳäññun əläf
‘pass on the right! [driver of a car]’
Reference
Comment (K 780) NB - meaning A is present presumably in set phrases only.
ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Barí (Colombia)
Lexeme ããkai
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference IDS
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Cognates
Language 1 Batak Toba
Language 2 Javanese
Lexeme 1 toŋon
Lexeme 2 teŋen
Meaning 1 correct, true, accurate
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference ACD
Comment

Old Javanese təŋən 'the right hand, side', Balinese teŋen 'right hand, right side'

NEW Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Batsbi
Lexeme at’ːiⁿ
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Carling (ed.) 2017
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Polysemy
Language Dargwa (literary)
Lexeme бархьил
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference IDS
Comment

Megeb dialect

ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Desano
Lexeme diáje
Meaning 1 correct
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Huber, Reed 1992
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Djinang
Lexeme djunupa
Meaning 1 correct/true
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme right
Meaning 1 right, correct You're right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left) Right side
Reference ABBYY LINGUO
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 10
Type Polysemy
Language Finnish
Lexeme oikea
Meaning 1 correct

Se oli oikea vastaus.


    It was a correct answer.

Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)

Käytä oikeaa kättäsi.


    Use your right hand.

Reference Kielitoimiston sanakirja
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 11
Type Polysemy
Language German
Lexeme recht
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference DWDS
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 12
Type Polysemy
Language Gurindji
Lexeme jutu
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference World Loanword Database
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 13
Type Polysemy
Language Inga Kichwa
Lexeme alʲi
Meaning 1 correct
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Huber, Reed 1992
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 14
Type Polysemy
Language Jamaican Creole (Patwah)
Lexeme raɩt
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference IDS
Comment

Limonese Creole dialect

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 15
Type Polysemy
Language Kahua
Lexeme oto
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Tryon, Hackman 1983
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 16
Type Polysemy
Language Kartujarra
Lexeme junga
Meaning 1 correct/true
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 17
Type Polysemy
Language Komi
Lexeme веськыд
Meaning 1 true
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Beznosikova et al. 2000
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 18
Type Internal cognates
Language Kula (Indonesia)
Lexeme 1 kana
Lexeme 2 ˈkana
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 19
Type Polysemy
Language Lakalai
Lexeme klɔːn
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 20
Type Polysemy
Language Mangarla
Lexeme junka
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

Northern Mangarla

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 21
Type Polysemy
Language Ritharrngu
Lexeme dhunupa
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 22
Type Polysemy
Language Romanian
Lexeme drept
Meaning 1 of measures and weights: true, correct, good
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference DLRLC
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 23
Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme правый (pravyj)
Meaning 1 right правое дело
righful cause
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left) правая рука
right hand
Reference
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 24
Type Polysemy
Language Sawila
Lexeme kaaŋ
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Robinson, Holton 2012
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 25
Type Polysemy
Language Sougb (Manikion)
Lexeme misen
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 26
Type Polysemy
Language Tetum (Tetun)
Lexeme lɔːs
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference LexiRumah 3.0.0
Comment

Tetun Dili

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 27
Type Polysemy
Language Turkish
Lexeme sağ
Meaning 1 correct
Direction
Meaning 2 right (side)
Reference
Comment ЭСТЯ 7, 132 (with a detailed discussion and references)
ACCEPTED Realization 28
Type Polysemy
Language Tuyuca
Lexeme diabãkĩ̵́
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Huber, Reed 1992 IDS
Comment

CLICS-3

NEW Realization 29
Type Polysemy
Language Vano (Lovono)
Lexeme fakane
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Tryon, Hackman 1983
Comment

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 30
Type Polysemy
Language Vietnamese
Lexeme phải
Meaning 1 correct
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference SEAlang Vietnamese
Comment
NEW Realization 31
Type Polysemy
Language Walmajarri
Lexeme jirrkil
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

Southern Walmajarri

CLICS-3

ACCEPTED Realization 32
Type Polysemy
Language Wanman (Warnman)
Lexeme junga
Meaning 1 correct, right
Direction
Meaning 2 right (vs. left)
Reference Bowern, Atkinson 2012
Comment

CLICS-3

Burgman 2010, 8-9 junga 'straight', jungakarti 'right hand'