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Welsh "glas" = English "teal"? (was Re: OT-ish:Conlang Census)

From:paul-bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Monday, January 19, 2004, 22:36
>On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 01:03:11 0300 Pavel Iosad <edricson@...> wrote. >Hello, > >> >The one that the Welsh call 'glas'. >> >> Is that Blue and Green? I don't remember. > >That's the point - neither English nor Russian has a single word for >that set of wavelengths which evoke 'glas' to a speaker of Welsh. >Actually, I tend to think of it as the colour of the sea, which may be >blue, or green (but not acid or in general light green), or grey, you >name it.
Sounds a bit to me like the color Windows calls "teal". Low-saturation, low-brightness, bluish green. maybe 16%, 33%, 50% RGB? Probably a little greener and darker than that, maybe? Paul