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nonesuch 2

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nonesuch 2: a basic colour term for TURQUOISE

Where found
Tsakhur (Nakh-Daghestanian)
Domain
lexicon
Subdomain
basic terms
Keywords
colour terms
Type
nonesuch
Universals violated
Source
Davies, Ian R. L., Tat’jana Sosenskaja, & Greville G. Corbett (1999). Colours in Tsakhur: First account of the basic colour terms of a Nakh-Daghestanian language. Linguistic Typology 3: 179-207.

One Comment

  1. FP
    FP

    Or do suchlike finds belong with MORPHOLOGICAL rara/rarissima/nonesuches,
    since basicness crucially includes being morphologically simple or at any rate non-compositional?

    1. May 2020

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