[tlhIngan Hol] On Klingon colours: Is the Klingon vision bichromatic?

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Sep 2 05:49:43 PDT 2019


On 9/2/2019 1:45 AM, Rhona Fenwick wrote:
> ghItlhpu' SuStel, jatlh:
> > How a language divides up its color words has little to do with whether
> > they can visually perceive those colors. There are real human languages
> > that have the same number of color words as Klingons, but speakers of
> > these languages don't lack our color vision. It's canonically speculated
> > that Klingons can't see all of purple that we do, but otherwise their
> > vision seems to be similar to ours.
>
> To be fair, we don't actually know this canonically.

I failed to make the scope of my "canonically" comment clear. I meant 
it's canonically speculated that Klingons can't see all of purple that 
we do, but I personally observe that otherwise their vision seems to be 
similar to ours. I agree that we don't have any real information on the 
details.

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SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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