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Blu , Azzurro , Celeste-What color is blue for Italian speakers compared to English speakers ?

@inproceedings{Sandford2012BluA,
  title={Blu , Azzurro , Celeste-What color is blue for Italian speakers compared to English speakers ?},
  author={J. Sandford},
  year={2012}
}
  • J. Sandford
  • Published 2012
  • The objective of this paper is to ascertain contemporary Italian linguistic categorization of the macro-color concept BLUE, and compare the results to English interpretation of the same tasks. Native Italian speakers affirm that they habitually use three blue color terms: blu, azzurro, and celeste; often idealizing azzurro over blu, as being “more Italian”. I propose that according to the task results contemporary blu [blue] is the more primary and deeply entrenched basic color term (henceforth… CONTINUE READING
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