Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby Miesque1973 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:05 pm

Would anyone have information on common coat colors in foreign languages and their translations into English? I'm trying to figure out what the abbreviations might be, too. We have 'b' for 'bay' and 'ch' for chestnut, and 'blk' for black, and so on. That kind of thing in another language can be very difficult to translate, and I can find nothing that really tells me.

I came across 'sk' for a Hungarian-bred filly (Preri Mary, winner 2002 Hungarian 1000 Guineas) but can't figure out what 'sk' might mean. The abbreviation was listed under 'sex/color' so it might be 's' and 'k' separately. I've really not a clue.

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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby serenassong » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:54 pm

Miesque1973 wrote:Would anyone have information on common coat colors in foreign languages and their translations into English? I'm trying to figure out what the abbreviations might be, too. We have 'b' for 'bay' and 'ch' for chestnut, and 'blk' for black, and so on. That kind of thing in another language can be very difficult to translate, and I can find nothing that really tells me.

I came across 'sk' for a Hungarian-bred filly (Preri Mary, winner 2002 Hungarian 1000 Guineas) but can't figure out what 'sk' might mean. The abbreviation was listed under 'sex/color' so it might be 's' and 'k' separately. I've really not a clue.

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The name for color in Hungarian is "Szin"


Colour Szín Notes Example
red piros piros is used for inanimate or unemotive objects a paradicsom piros the tomato is red
red vörös vörös is used for animate or emotive objects a lány haja vörös the girl's hair is red (auburn)
orange narancssárga narancs the fruit orange; sárga yellow a narancslé narancssárga the orange-juice is orange
yellow sárga a sárgarépa nem sárga, hanem narancssárga the carrot is not yellow, but orange
green zöld zöldség = vegetable
blue kék a tenger kék volt the sea was blue
purple lila lila eső purple rain
white fehér Fehér úr szereti a fekete kutyát. Mr White likes the black dog.
black fekete Fekete Ország
brown barna
pink rózsaszín rózsa rose a rózsa rózsaszín the rose is pink
grey (gray) szürke Not for hair Pozsony szürke Bratislava is grey
grey (gray) ősz For hair Daniel még nem ősz hajú Daniel is not yet grey-haired
blonde szőke For hair kedvelem a kék szemed és szőke hajad I like your blue eyes and blonde hair

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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby lurkey mclurker » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:36 pm

I know in England they use "skewbald" when there are pinto markings on a bay or chestnut base coat (IIRC "piebald" is black/white)... dunno how much that helps, sorry!
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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby Bold Carma » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:06 pm

Had a quick lookup of the pedigree of this mare - her sire is listed as chestnut, and her dam as a bay - so genetically those are your two options. I actually found a photo of her sire . There is a duplicate entry on the pedigree query site that has an alternate spelling for the mare Prery Marie that lists her as chestnut (though with the standard disclaimer that pedigree query is a user generated database yadda yadda yadda....)
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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby Flanders » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:06 pm

Miesque1973 wrote:Would anyone have information on common coat colors in foreign languages and their translations into English? I'm trying to figure out what the abbreviations might be, too. We have 'b' for 'bay' and 'ch' for chestnut, and 'blk' for black, and so on. That kind of thing in another language can be very difficult to translate, and I can find nothing that really tells me.

I came across 'sk' for a Hungarian-bred filly (Preri Mary, winner 2002 Hungarian 1000 Guineas) but can't figure out what 'sk' might mean. The abbreviation was listed under 'sex/color' so it might be 's' and 'k' separately. I've really not a clue.

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She is listed as Chestnut on Pedigreequery and her name spelled PRERY MARY.
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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby aethervox » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:33 pm

Miesque1973 wrote:Would anyone have information on common coat colors in foreign languages and their translations into English? I'm trying to figure out what the abbreviations might be, too. We have 'b' for 'bay' and 'ch' for chestnut, and 'blk' for black, and so on. That kind of thing in another language can be very difficult to translate, and I can find nothing that really tells me.

I came across 'sk' for a Hungarian-bred filly (Preri Mary, winner 2002 Hungarian 1000 Guineas) but can't figure out what 'sk' might mean. The abbreviation was listed under 'sex/color' so it might be 's' and 'k' separately. I've really not a clue.

~Miesque

I cam across a Hungarian Stud book that was in Hungarian and english at http://portal.nebih.gov.hu/documents/10182/48041/MM_XXIX.pdf/4a18107e-7e3d-459a-9f31-ba12135d2d4c

On Page XXIII (page 12 of the document) are the abbreviations in both Hungarian & English:
k = kanca = filly, mare
s = sarga = chestnut (the a actually has an accent over it)

Hope this helps
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Re: Coat Colors in Foreign Languages

Postby Miesque1973 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:54 am

Thanks, y'all! :)

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