OT: terms for people with different hair colours
|From:||Matthew Turnbull <ave.jor@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 20, 2008, 5:08|
OK, so English has, as I understand it the following
Red hair : a red-head
Brown hair : a brunette
Blond hair : a blond
Grey hair : a blue hair
Black hair : ???? (does English have a word for this)
I also seem to notice that all of these words are distinctly female, you
would say a guy was red-headed, but not a red-head (most of the time). And I
can't imagine calling a guy a brunette.
Anyhow, so I was wondering what all we know here about hair colour based
person terms, and if anyone has given it any thought in a conlang. I have
yet to give it serious thought, but after realizing there did not seem to be
one for black hair, I have started thinking about it.