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Re: Sounds like...

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 18, 1998, 2:00
On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, Garrett wrote:

> John Fisher wrote: > > > Like other people, I guess, I think that the words I choose in some way > > "sound like" their meaning. Probably this is nonsense, but here's a > > small test... > > > > These are all colour words. > > > > clasant sayl sint lath yev
blue-green pink purple yellow brown
> > sharf plenin murud celif sharday
black white green blue red
> > > > Here are the meanings (mixed up). Which goes with which? > > > > yellow black green blue-green purple > > white brown pink red blue > > > > You know what? Our connections between the words could be in a very big way > influenced by the English words themselves. Someone who only knows > something like chinese, i'm sure, wouldn't do well on this test... >
Okay, let's test first language was Hungarian, and I have 9 others. Let's see how I do. -------ferke Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Es to pilni'gi noliedzu! Personal page: Tu-134 page: railways page: conlang page: Uralica: Zaradi politicnega delovanja je oblast v letu 1982 razpustila: Svobodo (Laibach)