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On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Sylvia Sotomayor wrote:

>
> It occured to me that the KÚlen have a rather complex color scheme where the
> name of the color changes according to what is being described. The way a KÚlen
> person would describe it is that they have 4 different sets of color terms, 4
> being the sacred number of course.

Oh, this is good! I wonder - is there any natlang that shows
a similar pattern - Berlin and Kay don't mention it, for sure,
but it look so natural, logical and satisfactory.



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