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Re: Sounds like...

From:Oliver Cromm <ocromm@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 24, 1998, 13:39
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Oliver Cromm wrote, about Elet Anta colour terms:
> > > clasant sounds soft, other than most of your colour terms, so I chose pink here. > > Maybe also "pleasant" is an influence. > > On the contrary, I think "clasant" sounds >rather harsh and blaring,
Then I probably pronounced it wrong. Or different.
> like a trumpet. Perfect for a hot colour.
But there's one more subjective difference: I think of red primarily as warm, not hot, therefore not blaring...
>Which is why I chose > red - correctly, it turns out. I guess John >Fisher and I think alike > in this respect.
> Matt. >
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