L E P/Sense perception

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Lexical Expansion Project

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color, set of colors (A)

light/dark, bright/pale? Do the Na'vi see UV? Are there sep. color words depending on pattern, or only hue & saturation?

sight (B)

My sight is poor these days.

taste, flavor (n) (= fahew?) (B)

do we go w human flavors, salt sour bitter sweet savory? strong mild? do we combine with scent? By the way: Is "fahew" pejorative (like German "Gestank") in contrast to neutral/general scent (German: "Geruch") and positive scent (German: "Duft"), or is "fahew" a generic term?

taste (v) (B)

the food tastes good vs. I taste the food: tìg ftxì ?

sound (good) (B)

This music sounds great!
A generic grammatical way for these middle senses ("I look at a painting," vs. "the painting looks good", etc) could be helpful.

hard, firm, solid (adj) (B)

The rock was hard.

soft, pliable, plastic, spongy (adj) (B)

The moss was soft under his feet.

rough, coarse (B)

My hammock is rough.

smooth, not textured (B)

tough, durable (B)

This rope is tough.

heavy (A)

light (not heavy) (A)

bright, glowing, luminous (adj) (A)

The reflection off the lake was bright.
leatan maybe? Different qualities and sorts of light --- from the sun, from Polyphemus, from bioluminescence, etc --- discussed at [1].

dark, lack of luminescense (A)

The night was dark
Not sure how much they understand dark with all the bioluminescense

wet (A)

My clothes got wet when my ikran took a swim.

dry (A)

My clothes aren't dry yet.

sticky, tacky (B)

Watch out for that sap! It is very sticky.

cold (A)

Do cold objects and cold weather use the same word?

hot (C)

Is som hot weather, or a hot object, or both? And are there degrees of hot and cold (warm and cool) as separate lexical items?

view (n) (C)

scenery, landscape
range of eyesight
the act of viewing (like German: "Ansicht", while the two examples above are "Aussicht").

eagle-eyed, observant (B)

Russian: зоркий

caustic, corrosive (C)

This plant has a caustic sap

sour (B)

spicy (hot) (C)

experience through tsaheylu (A)

and related word/concepts