Цветообозначения в уральских языках Сибири: цвет или свет, прилагательные или глаголы?

Translated title of the contribution: Basic color terms in Khanty

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Abstract

The Khanty language contains the minimum number of words ‒ color terms. For “black”, the word “pity” is used, presumably related to the single root “pătlam” “dark”, for “white” ‒ the word “nŏvi”, meaning also “light”, “moon”, for “red” ‒ the word “wŭrty” (from “wŭr” ‘blood’). One word “wŏsty” is used for the undifferentiated designation of shades of the yellow-green-blue spectrum. Currently, the differentiation of color terms is achieved by using phrases with the base word, which is a comparison standard (“blue as the sky”, “green as the grass”, etc.).

Translated title of the contributionBasic color terms in Khanty
Original languageRussian
Article number8
Pages (from-to)152-166
Number of pages15
JournalKritika i Semiotika
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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