anisomorphic

/ (ænˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk) /

adjective

linguistics differing in the semantic scope of terms referring to the real world: for instance, English and Russian are anisomorphic with regard to colour terms, English treating light blue and navy blue as shades of one colour but Russian treating these two shades as unrelated

Nearby words

  1. anisomelia,
  2. anisomeric,
  3. anisomerous,
  4. anisometric,
  5. anisometropia,
  6. anisophyllous,
  7. anisopiesis,
  8. anisopteran,
  9. anisosphygmia,
  10. anisosthenic

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