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Dear Xatufan: All I said is that Catalan is the only language to have kept an evolution of the Latin word "crocus", which we say "groc". How could I say that Catalan is the only Romance language? Not all poisons are bitter nor are all bitter things poisonous. Nor is all poison yellow. Although, for some odd reason "envy" has always been thought to be yellow in Latin cultures. There must be a link somewhere with "bitterness". Have a merry christmas and a prosperous new year with your parents and other family and friends.

Thank you, Mr. Jordi, Merry Christmas to you too and to your whole family.
I think envy as green.

You are of course, right about Catalan groc "yellow" and its singularity in the Romance languages. I first saw it listed as the Catalan word for 'yellow' in Catalan encyclopedia some years ago and thought of our English word crocus. What did you say about the possible origins of Spanish (and I believe), and what did you say about the Spanish word for "yellow"? The Latin name of the Latin word is the Latin word for the Latin word "Latin" and "Latin" for the Latin word "Latin". (Roman Empire) or Proto-Romance Period c. 100-600 AD that Spanish probably adopted * amarillus for yellow. However, having a Romance language background you are probably aware of this.

I think of bitterness as black, and envy a s green.

Here is an interesting page which talks about the words for various hues of the color "orange" in Finnish as well as words for orange in other languages ​​of the world: / p>

In the 16th century the Portuguese introduced a new variety of sweet orange into Europe from China which became very popular in Europe and was known as the "Portugal orange".

Thanks for that info, Brennus. I wondered about it, but now I know. This is a Semantic frequency list of colors and compiled by Helen S. Eaton in the 1930's.

She was a linguistic research associate and a colleague of the famous linguists Otto Jesperson and Edward Sapir. This car is guindo - 'That car is cherry red (colored)'. The car is chindo - 'That car is cherry red (colored)'.

English German French Spanish red rot rouge red scarlet colorado
crimson roux incarnate
ruby ​​grain ruddy rougeatre

crimson, ruby, ruddy German: rot French: rouge - roux - rougeatre English: red, red, red,

"rossiccio" also means red-brown in Italian, but I'm pretty sure it derives from rosso.


Thanks for that bit of information. "Rosus or rossus seems to have been the word for" red "in the popular Latin of Italy and Spain. French, however, retained the Classical Latin" ruber "which later became rouge. popular Latin was coccus (a type of red berry) originally from Greek, kokkos "seed, grain." It later gave rise to the words for "red" in Welsh coch and Albanian kuq.


About "guindo" ... I've never heard it as a color. which has dark toothed leaves and white flowers, and whose fruit is the icing ...

about guinda ...
GUINDA: sf 1 Variety of pepper, small and very spicy. < / p>

The Mexican speaker I knew who he said "cherry". I thought it might be wrong about that. Do you know if it's icing on both sides? feminine This would be a very rare exception in Spanish if that's so. Kind of like the water and the hand. Thanks!

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