That could be me and my daughter! Not only does she use a lot of to me strange color terms, but she refuses to group them into cover terms intelligible to me. Den 2017-07-21 kl. 21:58, skrev Seth KAZAN: > No need for imagination ... > https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/c9/52/5a/c9525aa9263e8b7edd8e6112303b276d.jpg > > 2017-07-21 20:50 GMT+02:00 PETER BLEACKLEY <[log in to unmask]>: > >> Several genes related to colour vision are found on the X chromosome, so >> colour blindness is generally found in men, while tetrachromatism is only >> found in women. >> >> Imagine a population where all the women are tetrachromatic. We might get >> a language where men and women use different basic colour terms. >> >> ------ Original Message ------ >> >> On Friday, 21 Jul, 2017 at 16:24, Seth KAZAN<[log in to unmask]> wrote: >> >> It is this fact that made possible to use the name of the colors as proof >> of the hypothesis Sapir Whorf ... >> While in fact it allows only to find that one language is different from >> another ... >> The colors are only words, they do not affect reality more than the >> mathematical bases, the number of things... >> >> 2017-07-21 8:51 GMT+02:00 Toki <[log in to unmask]>: >> >> On 07/20/2017 08:58 PM, Matthew George wrote: >>> >>> A lot of our color understanding is by convention. People who are >>>> >>> totally >>> >>>> colorblind often don't realize it themselves. >>>> >>> >>> And at the other end of the spectrum, are people that have more cones >>> than normal.They see colours that normal people don't see, initially >>> assigning "normal colour names" to those additional, non-normal colours. >>> >>> >>> jonathon >>> >>> > -- Mind the reply-to!