Grue? Bleen? Rellow?

Mar 18, 2011 by

In the previous posting, I mentioned the concept of “grue”, a color that extends to include both shades of green and shades of blue. The term itself is a blend of “green” and “blue” (I personally...

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Hanunoo Color Categories

Mar 16, 2011 by

In an important paper published in Southwestern Journal of Anthropology in 1955, Harold Conklin presented a description of the color categorization system of Hanunoo, a Philippine language spoken in the southern part of the Mindoro...

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