Publication details [#55519]

Athanasopoulos, Panos, Ljubica Damjanovic and Andrea Krajciova. 2011. Representation of colour concepts in bilingual cognition: The case of Japanese blues. Bilingualism 14 (1) : 9–17.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


This study examines cognitive colour processing in Japanese–English bilinguals, and in particular how the frequency of Japanese and English language use affects sensitivity to the blue/light blue distinction, as Japanese possess an additional monolexemic term -mizuiro- for ‘light blue’.