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September 9th, 2009 - 2:17 am § in color terms, etymology, germanic, old english, PIE, word origins

Basic Color Terms – Germanic & Old English

Today’s topic: color terms. But first, a brief lesson… The Indo-European languages are a family of languages spoken in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The languages can be broken down into branches, such as: Anatolian, Indo-Iranian (like Iranian), Greek, Italic (Italian, French, etc&#[...]