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Query Details


Query Subject:   German colour expressions: "blau"
Author:   Susanne Niemeier
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   Dear all,

Can anybody tell me where the German expressions "blaumachen", "blauer
Montag", "blauer Brief", "Forelle blau" and "blau" (for drunk)
originate from?

Thanks a lot, and I will post a summary if there are enough answers.

Susanne Niemeier


Dr. Susanne Niemeier
University of Bremen, Germany
sniemeier@uni-bremen.de

Subject-Language: German; Code: GER


LL Issue: 13.1682
Date posted: 14-Jun-2002



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