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Discussion of "tinto"
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Comment #7: Re:
gleki (Mon Mar 7 06:30:13 2016)

gleki wrote:
> I started from https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tinctus => tinto in
> Portuguese.
> Such words seem to be dying in polysemy ACROSS languages. Take
> which has different meanings, and I chose only one.
> So it maybe better not to borrow words precisely but to change to some
> apriori mode to avoid sfumatura/tint confusions of speakers of the source

> languages.

Maybe some pseudo-suffix for all of them.
Not sfumatura but sfumatVCV.

tintari, sfumatari, xromari? (from skARI since they are specifications of

This will retain mnemonic power but will avoid confusion.

Or "ton-" for hue, yes.

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