Shift # 73

IDSourceDirectionTargetStatusContributed by
73sweet (taste)fresh (of water)AcceptedIG

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Confirmed by 3 Guru(s)

Polysemy: Latin dulcis 'sweet' — 'sweet water'

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  • Comments: Glare 578
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: French douce 'sweet'

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  • Example for the meaning B: eau douce 'fresh water'
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  • Comments: Cf. Ital. acqua dolce 'пресная вода', Rum. Apa dulce DRRS 1, 750
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: English sweet 'sweet' — 'fresh, insipid'

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  • Example for the meaning B: sweet water 'fresh water'
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  • Comments: It is used along with 'fresh water'
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Derivation: German SüßSüßwasser 'fresh water'

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  • Comments: Cf. the Swed. söt 'sweet', sötvatten 'fresh water'
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Old Slavonic сладъкъ

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  • Example for the meaning B: дьнесь моръскыѩ сланыѩ воды сладькы бываѭтъ
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  • Comments: Cf. Serb.-Cr. слатка вода 'fresh water' [Толстой 2001: 550].
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Hungarian édes 'sweet' — 'fresh, insipid'

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  • Example for the meaning B: édesvíz 'пресная вода' 'édesvíz 'fresh water''
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  • Comments: Possibly a German calque.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Ancient Greek γλυκύς 'sweet' — 'fresh, insipid'

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  • Example for the meaning B: γλυκὺ ὕδωρ 'пресная вода' 'γλυκὺ ὕδωρ 'fresh water''
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  • Comments: LSJ 352
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Turkmen süÿji 'sweet' — 'fresh (water)'

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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Modern Written Arabic ḥulw- 'sweet (Wehr 237)' — 'fresh (water)'

  • Example for the meaning A: ʔat-tuffāḥ-u l-ḥulw-u 'sweet apples (www-duhaa.net/212.htm (02.03.2004))'
  • Example for the meaning B: wa-faḳadat ʔahl-u l-ḳāhirat-i l-māʔ-a l-ḥulw-a wa-štadda bi-n-nās-i l-ʕaṭš-u bi-sabab-i ḏālika 'Cairo people had no more fresh (lit. sweet) water left, and because of that their thirst got stronger (www.al-eman.com/Islamlib (02.03.2004))'
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  • Contributed by: MB
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Turkish tatlı 'sweet' — 'sweet water'

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  • Comments: The same in Gagauz татлы су 'fresh water', татлы 'sweet'.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Modern Hebrew מתוק 'sweet' — 'fresh (water)'

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  • Example for the meaning B: מים מתוקים 'fresh water'
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  • Comments: Маша транслитерируй.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Finnish makea 'sweet' — 'fresh, insipid'

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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Azeri şirin 'sweet' — 'fresh, insipid'

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  • Comments: The word has been borrowed from Persian.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

Polysemy: Farsi ширин 'sweet' — 'fresh (water)'

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  • Example for the meaning B: ширин аб 'fresh water'
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  • Comments: ПРС 13.
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  • Contributed by: IG
  • Confirmed by 0 Guru(s)/Master(s)

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