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Polysemy: Ancient Greek εὑρίσκω 'to find, to discover' — 'to count'

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  • Example for the meaning B: εὑρίσκω τοὺς θεοὺς κακούς 'to consider gods wicked'
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  • Comments: Cf. Modern Greek βρίσκω 'find; have opinion' Хориков, Малев 199
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Polysemy: Bagvalal b=isã 'to find' — 'to have opinion'

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  • References: Кибрик (ред.) 2001: 850
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Polysemy: French trouver 'to find' — 'to have an opinion'

  • Example for the meaning A: Je ne peux pas trouver mes lunettes. 'I cannot find my glasses.'
  • Example for the meaning B: Je trouve qu'il a tort. 'I think that he is wrong.'
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  • Comments: The same in Ital. trovare.
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Polysemy: German finden 'to find' — 'to find, to count'

  • Example for the meaning A: einen Ausweg finden 'to find a way out'
  • Example for the meaning B: Ich finde das nicht. 'I do not think it is like that.'
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Polysemy: English find 'to find' — 'to find, to count'

  • Example for the meaning A: I can't find my book anywhere. 'I can't find my book anywhere.'
  • Example for the meaning B: I find him a sensible man. 'I find him a sensible man.'
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Polysemy: Russian nahodit' 'to find' — 'to have a opinion'

  • Example for the meaning A: Я нашел в интернете много полезной информации. 'I found a lot of useful information on the internet.'
  • Example for the meaning B: Я нашла всё это очень странным. Он нашёл доводы убедительными. Доктор нашёл, что больного нужно отправить в больницу. 'I found that all very strange. He found the arguments quite convincing. The doctor was of the opinion that the patient had to be sent to hospital.'
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Polysemy: Turkish bul- 'to find' — 'to think'

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  • Example for the meaning B: bu kumaşı nasıl buluyorsunuz?; hastayı iyi buldum 'What do you think about this fabric? I found that the patient was in good condition'
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