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Q: why are chinese unable to differentiate between brown and black ?

for them there are only two colors, white and black .

7 years 46 weeks ago in  General  - China

 
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Don't get what you mean.

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there's only one race "the human race" some just have a better tan.

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I don't think it's literally "white" and "black" that you are referring to. People will say some thing is "black" but it's more along the lines of how in English you'd use "dark". So, when it gets really overcast or a storm is rolling in, you will hear people say that is getting "black" outside. White is used for light or bright. As least this is my assumption, hope it helps!

Same goes for people. Even Chinese with darker skin tones and complexions are referred to as "black", but it really means "dark".

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