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Hi!

I would like to know about nat- and conlangs that have a single word
for the verbs "to close" and "to confine" and maybe "to lock" and "to
arrest".

I have seen a children using the expression "close the dog" to refer
to the act of keeping the dog confined inside a room. "Close a dog"
sound as if the dog were in a surgery, but  so I realized that the two
situations is that in the former situation you obstruct the access to
the dog itself and in the latter one you obstruct the access to its
viscera.

Até mais!

Leonardo