[tlhIngan Hol] color entry at kli.org

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 13:15:15 PDT 2019


On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 2:28 PM Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> I've had a chance to talk to Marc Okrand recently and he explained it to
> me. These are my own words describing the situation.
>
> He agreed that his wording was bit confusing. KGT is correct saying that
> there is no noun for color in the sense of "What color is that?" or "Red
> is a nice color." The new word {qalmuS} is used to distinguish the
> colorfulness of pictures, for instance. He pointed at a color photograph
> and said "That one has color" and then at a black'n'white photo and said
> "that one has not."
>

Aha, that's a useful explanation. Thank you!
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