Biggam on color semantics

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399 Van Hise
@ 4:00 pm

An introduction to color semantics

Carole Biggam, University of Glasgow

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Most people rarely question the principal color terms of their language, for example, red, blue, green in English. However, around the world, languages divide the color space in different ways, may have only a few principal color terms, may use them only in restricted circumstances, or may even have very little interest in color at all. how can we open our minds to understand some surprising and fascinating color concepts?

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