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.[...]
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