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Re: Sounds like...

From:Oliver Cromm <ocromm@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 18, 1998, 7:03
Hi John,

without cheating I answered:

clasant    pink
sayl       yellow
sint       black
lath       blue-green
yev        green
sharf      white
plenin     purple
murud      brown
celif      red
sharday    blue

I was absolutely sure that murud had to be brown, all the others are less obvious to me.

(My mother tongue is German, and German colour term "braun" = brown sounds nearly
like english, so that's not the influence)

John, do you do a statistics? That's a real nice field for language psychology...

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