fine (delicate)



BUILDING BLOCK dimensional to 8-level


‘Delicate’ and colour in Germany

Delicate: pink 46%, white 20%, yellow 12%…
Heller (1989)

Proverbs and sayings: large/small

Lakoff and Johnson (1999) saw that there are many proverbs and sayings that have to do with form characteristics and emotions. Large: important, complex, not always better, difficult, rich, distinguished. Small: simple, fine, less important, unobtrusive, poor, submissive, modest.