Another way to say colors ?

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Another way to say colors ?

Postby jan Samon » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:21 pm

toki !
I think i've found a new way to say colors :

Green : kule kasi / kule sama kasi (plant color)
Orange : kule seli / kule sama seli (fire color)
Brown : kule jaki / kule sama jaki (fire color)
Grey: kule mun / kule sama mun (moon color)

Is this possible ?

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Re: Another way to say colors ?

Postby jan_Lope » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:18 am

This way to describe colors is used by the Pirahã.

Please see
- ... re-snakes/

In Toki Pona is this possible but I prefer to use the words for colors. Maybe you can use your way for poems. For example:

kule ni li lukin sama seli.
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