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Re : Moten's way of naming colours

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Date:Saturday, May 22, 1999, 14:09
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 22/05/99 13:45:14  , Christophe a =E9crit
> Well, as usual, what do you think of it? And do you fellow conlangers hav=
> such systems to name colours?
Tunu is not original at all : pana =3D colour ruru =3D blue (Jap "aoi") popo =3D brown tutu =3D green (Jap "aoi") rara =3D red shishi =3D yellow kuku =3D black meme =3D white rara-ipi-shishi =3D "red-like-yellow" =3D orange tutu-ipi-sasara =3D "green-like-sea" (Jap "aoi") ruru-ipi-sasara =3D "blue-like-sea" =3D deep blue (Jap "kon") ruru-ipi-repe =3D "blue-like-sky" (Jap "aoi") ruru-ipi-tupu =3D "blue-like-plants" =3D green (Jap "midori-iro") ruru-ipa-kuku =3D "blue-with-black" =3D dark blue (Jap "kon") meme-ipa-kuku =3D "white-with-black" =3D gray pana-ute-piri-iti-ruru =3D "colour-of-flower-be-blue" =3D lavander blue (Jap=20 "buruu") etc. well, it's really average. Anyway, I wanted to post this to show some=20 conlangers ARE just only average. Down with conlanging nerds ! Long live=20 Euro-clones ! Mathias