Shift # 60

IDSourceDirectionTargetStatusContributed by
60straightright (vs. left)AcceptedIG

Comments:

Confirmed by 3 Guru(s)

Polysemy: Farsi раст 'straight' — 'right'

  • Example for the meaning A:
  • Example for the meaning B: раст дäст 'right hand'
  • References:
  • Comments: ПРС 386.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Derivation: Amharic ḳänna '‘to be straight, e.g. a stick’' → ḳäññ '‘right’ (vs. left)'

  • Example for the meaning A:
  • Example for the meaning B: ḳäññun əläf '‘pass on the right! [driver of a car]’'
  • References:
  • Comments: K 778; K 780
  • Related languages:
  • Contributed by: MB
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: French droit 'straight' — 'right'

  • Example for the meaning A:
  • Example for the meaning B:
  • References:
  • Comments:
  • Related languages:
  • Contributed by: LG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Bulgarian prav 'straight' — 'right'

  • Example for the meaning A:
  • Example for the meaning B:
  • References:
  • Comments:
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  • Contributed by: DG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Spanish derecha 'straight' — 'right (vs. left)'

  • Example for the meaning A:
  • Example for the meaning B:
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  • Comments:
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  • Contributed by: MB
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Related shifts

Meaning ADirectionMeaning BDELETE
correct (adj.) right (vs. left)
straight correct (adj.)