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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 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 32 1 Anger 2 Art/ Creativity 3 Authority 4 Bad Luck 43 Holiness 44 Ilness 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 33 34 35 5 Balance 6 Beauty 7 Calm 36 37 8 Celebration 9 Children 10 38 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 Fomininity 28 Fertility 29 Flamboyance 30 Freedom 31 Friendly 32 Fun 33 God 34 Gods 35 Good Luck 39 40 41 ABCD EFG OHGF EDC 84 42 83 43 82 44 81 45 80 46 79 47 78 48 77 49 71 Repels Evil 72 Respect 73 Royalty 74 Self-cultivation 76 50 51 75 52 75 Strength 76 Style 77 Success 78 Trouble 79 Truce 80 74 72 36 Grey Yellow Silver Gold Gratitude 37 Growth 38 Happiness 39 Healing 40 Healthy Heat 42 Heaven Trust 81 Unhappiness 82 Virtue 83 Warmth 84 Wisdom 41 David McCandless & AlwaysWithHonor.com // v1.0 // Apr 09 // InformationlsBeautiful.net source: Pantone. ColorMatters & web sources 53 54 55 73

What Colors Mean in Different Cultures

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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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