Welsh "glas" = English "teal"? (was Re: OT-ish:Conlang Census)
|Date:||Monday, January 19, 2004, 22:36|
>On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 01:03:11 0300 Pavel Iosad <edricson@...> wrote.
>> >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
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?