Designing Color words for your conlang

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Designing Color words for your conlang

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Come check out my videos and maybe get some ideas for your conlangs. This one is about dividing the color wheel, and not being arbitrary about it. I'd love to hear comments from you all!

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetry ... -in-poetry
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WesleyDeanT wrote: 02 Oct 2020 21:55 Come check out my videos and maybe get some ideas for your conlangs. This one is about dividing the color wheel, and not being arbitrary about it. I'd love to hear comments from you all!

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetry ... -in-poetry
Not to be a "downer", but this seems to be a case of "colours have metaphorical meaning", as opposed to what seems to be more... common(?) amongst natlangs, that certain metaphorical meanings are attributed to colours (which still isn't universal).
You can tell the same lie a thousand times,
But it never gets any more true,
So close your eyes once more and once more believe
That they all still believe in you.
Just one time.
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sangi39 wrote: 03 Oct 2020 04:18 Not to be a "downer", but this seems to be a case of "colours have metaphorical meaning", as opposed to what seems to be more... common(?) amongst natlangs, that certain metaphorical meanings are attributed to colours (which still isn't universal).
A case of putting the heart before the course, right?
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sangi39 wrote: 03 Oct 2020 04:18
WesleyDeanT wrote: 02 Oct 2020 21:55 Come check out my videos and maybe get some ideas for your conlangs. This one is about dividing the color wheel, and not being arbitrary about it. I'd love to hear comments from you all!

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetry ... -in-poetry
Not to be a "downer", but this seems to be a case of "colours have metaphorical meaning", as opposed to what seems to be more... common(?) amongst natlangs, that certain metaphorical meanings are attributed to colours (which still isn't universal).
To be a downer, that essay mostly seems to be a case of "wannabe poem got drunk (or took LSD?) and just kept talking".

I also assume it's not the link the OP meant to post?
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