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What Colors Mean in Different Cultures

Colours in Cultures

A Western / American
B Japanese
C Hindu
D Native American
E Chinese
F Asian
G Eastern European
H Muslim
I African
J South American

1 Anger
2 Art / Creativity
3 Authority
4 Bad Luck
5 Balance
6 Beauty
7 Calm
8 Celebration
9 Children
10 Cold
11 Compassion
12 Courage
13 Cowardice
14 Cruelty
15 Danger
16 Death
17 Decadence
18 Deceit
19 Desire
20 Earthy
21 Energy
22 Erotic
23 Eternity
24 Evil
25 Excitement
26 Family
27 Femininity
28 Fertility
29 Flamboyance
30 Freedom
31 Friendly
32 Fun
33 God
34 Gods
35 Good Luck
36 Gratitude
37 Growth
38 Happiness
39 Healing
40 Healthy
41 Heat
42 Heaven

43 Holiness
44 Illness
45 Insight
46 Intelligence
47 Intuition
48 Religion
49 Jealousy
50 Joy
51 Learning
52 Life
53 Love
54 Loyalty
55 Luxury
56 Marriage
57 Modesty
58 Money
59 Mourning
60 Mystery
61 Nature
62 Passion
63 Peace
64 Penance
65 Power
66 Personal power
67 Purity
68 Radicalism
69 Rational
70 Reliable
71 Repels Evil
72 Respect
73 Royalty
74 Self-cultivation
75 Strength
76 Style
77 Success
78 Trouble
79 Truce
80 Trust
81 Unhappiness
82 Virtue
83 Warmth
84 Wisdom

Gray
Yellow
Silver
Gold

David McCandless & AlwaysWithHonor.com//v1.0//Apr 09 // InformationIsBeautiful.net

What Colors Mean in Different Cultures

shared by visually on Mar 18, 2011 in Other

What Colors Mean in Different Cultures

shared by visually on Mar 18, 2011 in Other

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Every culture associates colors with different ideas and emotions. In the U.S., we assign red to hate or anger, blue to sadness, and green to ecology. Do you know how other countries interpret color? ...
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