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Description

1. Here is a long stick, here is a short one.
2. This rope is long, I need a short one.

Of physical objects. Not to be confused with ‘low’, ‘short (of stature)’ (vertical, not horizontal) in languages that distinguish between the two. Antonymous to No.49 ‘long’. (Kassian et al. 2010)

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ID Language Source Form Phonological Form Notes Cognate Class
114 Proto-Indo-European *mr̥g̑ʰ-ú- M View
80 Hittite manninkuwanz the same lexeme in 'near ... P View
133 Luvian mannakunas P View
88 Albanian SHKURT Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
143 Standard Albanian i, e shkurtër Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
2 Albanian Sicily I-SKURTUR Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
4 Albanian Corinth I SKURTERE Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
3 Albanian Gheg SHKURT Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
6 Albanian Tosk SKURTER Borrowed < Gmc *skurtaz 'short': OHG ... (D) View
110 Ancient Greek βραχύς brakʰýs G.sg. βραχέως; βραχύς, βραχεῖα ... M View
32 Greek κοντός ko̞ˈndo̞s H View
31 Greek Lesbos KONTOS H View
129 Classical Armenian կարճ karč D View
8 Armenian Eastern կարճ kɑɾʧ D View
7 Armenian Western կարճ ɡɑrdʒ D View
128 Avestan mərəzu- M View
136 Sogdian mwrzk Sogdian M View
75 Wakhi KUT L View
9 Baluchi GWAND R View
137 Zazaki kilm S View
72 Tajik KUTOX L View
54 Persian kutah kuːtɒːh L View
77 Waziri LAND A View
1 Pashto MUXTASAR, LAND A View
138 Shughni kat, kut L View
139 Sarikoli kыt L View
52 Ossetic cybyr tsɨbɨr, sɨbɨr O View
124 Ossetic Iron sybyr sybyr O View
125 Ossetic Digor cubur cubur O View
105 Vedic Sanskrit hrasvas maybe cognate with 'to cut ... C View
41 Khaskura HOCHO T View
51 Nepali CHOTO I View
106 Assamese suti suti U View
102 Oriya geṛa geɽa masc., AF geṛa (fem.) V View
102 Oriya choṭɔ choʈɔ I View
10 Bengali KHATO E View
111 Bihari choʈ choʈ also ‘small’ I View
144 Magahi छोटा cʰot(ɑ) Free variation between cʰotɑ and ... I View
35 Hindi CHOTA I View
119 Urdu چھوٹا ˈʧʰo.ʈə I View
103 Sindhi bindiro ‘short (animate)' W View
43 Lahnda CHOTA I View
53 Punjabi MEDRA X View
33 Gujarati TUKU, BETKO (PERSON) Y View
50 Marathi theŋgnā 'ʈʰeŋgɳa Z View
50 Marathi akhud E View
40 Kashmiri TSHOTU I View
65 Sinhalese KOTA E View
34 Romani Greece XARNO = Skt. KAṆḌAḤ 'broken piece' < IE *qel- 'strike, beat, break' (Walde 1930: 1.436), may ultimately go back to the same root as /cognate ... Aa View
100 Old Church Slavonic кратъкъ krɑtʊ̆kʊ̆ The word is not attested ... D View
95 Serbo-Croatian kratak ˈkrǎtak D View
15 Bulgarian къс kɤs 'кратък' is used in temporal ... Ab View
92 Macedonian краток ˈkratɔk D View
60 Russian короткий kɔ'rɔtkʲij D View
55 Polish krótki ˈkrutkʲi D View
16 Belarusian кароткі kaˈrɔtkʲi D View
73 Ukrainian короткий kɔˈrotkɪj D View
66 Slovak krátky ˈkraːtki D View
18 Czech krátký ˈkraːtkiː D View
48 Sorbian Upper krótki ˈkʀʊtki D View
47 Sorbian Lower krotki ˈkrɔtki D View
97 Slovenian kratek ˈkrǎːtək D View
108 Old Prussian īnsan acc. N View
44 Latvian îss N View
46 Lithuanian TRUMPAS K View
109 Old Norse skammr skamːr either cogn. with 'dig' /cognate ... Q View
109 Old Norse stuttr stutːr G View
36 Icelandic skammur ˈskamːʏr Q View
36 Icelandic stuttur ˈstʏʰtːʏr Replaced STUTTR. G View
23 Faroese stuttur ˈstʊʰtːʊɹ G View
23 Faroese skammur ˈskamːʊɹ uncommon. of distance/time. Q View
58 Norwegian Riksmal kort kɔʈː (B) View
159 Stavangersk kårte ˈkɔʁtə (B) View
159 Stavangersk stutte ˈstʉtːə G View
157 Old Swedish stunter ˈstunter G View
157 Old Swedish skamber ˈskamber Q View
157 Old Swedish kort kort (B) View
69 Swedish kort kɔrt (B) View
71 Swedish Vilhelmina KOT B View
70 Swedish Uppland KORT B View
145 Elfdalian stutt stʉtː G View
20 Danish kort g̥ʰɒ:d̥ʰ (B) View
158 Danish Fjolde kårt kɔɹd (B) View
161 Gutnish Lau kårtar ˈkortar (B) View
99 Old English scort D View
22 English short ʃɔ:t D View
26 Frisian koart ku̯at B View
21 Dutch kort kɔrt B View
24 Flemish KORT B View
83 Afrikaans KORT B View
87 Sranan SJATOE D View
126 Old High German kurz B View
126 Old High German skemmi Q View
27 German kurz kʊrt͜s B View
86 Pennsylvania Dutch KOTZ B View
120 Luxembourgish kuerz B View
121 German Switzerland churz B View
107 Gothic leitilsu IE *leid- 'play, tease' (Walde ... View
112 Latin breuis ˈbrewis G.sg. breuis. M View
17 Catalan curt kuɾ D View
56 Portuguese curto ˈkuɾtu D View
56 Portuguese BREVE M View
68 Spanish corto 'koɾto D View
61 Sardinian Cagliari KURCU D View
62 Sardinian Logudoro CURZU D View
63 Sardinian Nuoro KURTHU D View
85 French Creole Dominica KUT D View
76 Walloon COURT D View
25 French court kuʀ D View
57 Provencal BREU, EVO M View
42 Ladin CUORT D View
146 Dolomite Ladino curt D View
123 Romansh curt D View
122 Friulian curt D View
39 Italian corto 'korto D View
59 Romanian scurt D View
74 Vlach SKURTU D View
127 Old Irish berr bʹerr (F) View
127 Old Irish gerr gʹerr J View
127 Old Irish cummair kumərʹ (M) View
101 Middle Cornish berr bɛr: F View
172 Middle Breton berr, ber ˈberː, ˈbeːr View
12 Breton berr F View
79 Welsh ber, byr F View
38 Irish gearr J View
115 Scottish Gaelic goirid ɡ̊ɤɾʲɪd̊ʲ (J) View
115 Scottish Gaelic geàrr J View
5 [Legacy] Albanian T i shkurtër Also means February when used ... (D) View
29 [Legacy] Greek K BRACHUS M View
28 [Legacy] Greek D KONTOS H View
30 [Legacy] Greek Md KONTOS H View
64 [Legacy] Serbocroatian KRATAK D View
113 [Legacy] Serbian kratak krǎtak D View
89 [Legacy] Bulgarian P KRATUK D View
49 [Legacy] Macedonian kratok ˈkratɔk D View
49 [Legacy] Macedonian kus kus Cognate with Bulgarian /lexeme/3279/. View
94 [Legacy] Russian P KOROTKIJ D View
93 [Legacy] Polish P KROTKI D View
90 [Legacy] Byelorussian P KAROTKI D View
98 [Legacy] Ukrainian P KOROTKYJ D View
19 [Legacy] Czech E KRATKE D View
96 [Legacy] Slovak P KRATKY D View
91 [Legacy] Czech P KRATKY D View
67 [Legacy] Slovenian KRATKO D View
45 [Legacy] Lithuanian O TRUMPAS K View
11 [Legacy] Brazilian CURTO D View
142 [Legacy] German Munich kurz B View
84 [Legacy] French Creole C KUT D View
14 [Legacy] Breton St berr bɛ:r F View
13 [Legacy] Breton Se BERR F View
78 [Legacy] Welsh C BYR F View
37 [Legacy] Irish A GEARR J View