<foreign country> <metal> 9 realizations
ACCEPTED Realization 1
Type Borrowing
Language 1 Ancient Greek
Language 2 Coptic
Lexeme 1 Βρεττανία
Lexeme 2 thran (ⲑⲣⲁⲛ)
Meaning 1 Brittany
Direction
Meaning 2 tin
Reference <personally collected data>
Comment

Bohairic Coptic

Brittany being the chief source of tin in antiquity. With the beginning reanalyzed as the singular masculine definite article ⲡⲓ- (pi-).

Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, page 43
Crum, Walter E. (1939) A Coptic Dictionary‎[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 69
Spiegelberg, Wilhelm (1921) Koptisches Handwörterbuch‎, Heidelberg: Carl Winters Universitätsbuchhandlung, page 151

ACCEPTED Realization 2
Type Syncretism
Language Kannada
Lexeme vaṅga (ವಂಗ)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin (n.)
Reference Kittel 1968-1971: 1449
Comment


ACCEPTED Realization 3
Type Polysemy
Language Latin
Lexeme 1 Cyprus
Lexeme 2 cypreum
Meaning 1 island of Cyprus
Direction
Meaning 2 copper
Reference Glare: 482 du Cange
Comment

from aes Cypreum

Late Latin cuprum

ACCEPTED Realization 4
Type Polysemy
Language Malayalam
Lexeme vaṅkam (വങ്കം)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin
Reference Gundert Malayalam dictionary: 899
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 5
Type Polysemy
Language Marathi
Lexeme vaṅga (वंग)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin
Reference Molesworth 1857: 727
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 6
Type Derivation
Language Sanskrit
Lexeme vaṅgaṅgam (वङ्गम्)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum; tin
Reference Apte: 1379
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 7
Type Polysemy
Language Sinhalese
Lexeme vaṁgaya (වංගය)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin
Reference Carter 1924: 558
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 8
Type Polysemy
Language Tamil
Lexeme vaṅkam (வங்கம்)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin
Reference Fabricius Tamil: 839 Winslow Tamil: 910
Comment
ACCEPTED Realization 9
Type Polysemy
Language Telugu
Lexeme vangamu (వంగము)
Meaning 1 Bengalian
Direction
Meaning 2 lead, plumbum, tin
Reference Brown Telugu dictionary: 1123
Comment