Color acarbassat/ataronjat

English translation: orangey colour

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Catalan term or phrase:Color acarbassat/ataronjat
English translation:orangey colour
Entered by: David Brown

08:35 Dec 16, 2007
Catalan to English translations [PRO]
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Catalan term or phrase: Color acarbassat/ataronjat
Found during a quality assessment sheet on appearance. The rest of the document is in Castilian.
David Brown
Spain
Local time: 12:10
orangey colour
Explanation:
taronja = orange
carbassa = pumpkin

I've confirmed my interpretation with my wife (native speaker)

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-12-16 08:44:20 GMT)
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Since pumpkins are orange, I think it's not necessary to include "pumpkin-coloured". "Orangey" covers anything in the same ballpark as orange.
Selected response from:

Ross Andrew Parker
Local time: 12:10
Grading comment
Thanks Ross, my wife is Spanish and she said roughly the same but admits she was not sure
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +2orangey colour
Ross Andrew Parker


  

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orangey colour


Explanation:
taronja = orange
carbassa = pumpkin

I've confirmed my interpretation with my wife (native speaker)

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-12-16 08:44:20 GMT)
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Since pumpkins are orange, I think it's not necessary to include "pumpkin-coloured". "Orangey" covers anything in the same ballpark as orange.

Ross Andrew Parker
Local time: 12:10
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Ross, my wife is Spanish and she said roughly the same but admits she was not sure

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Veronica Lambert Hall: Yes, I'd go for orangey too.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Veronica.

agree  Berni Armstrong: ...ah... but can you find a rhyme for it? :-)
1 day 8 hrs
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