How are colors perceived in different languages and cultures?

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Posted in categories: Culture, Modern Greek

Greek:

The colour of sex is pink. Actually, it’s roz, a borrowing from French rose.

The colour of freshness and youth is not green, but pale green, khloros.

Sky blue, galanos, is the colour of calm. (There’s been some etymological conflation there.)

You go yellow with fear, not cowardice.

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