OldBoring wrote:What's even more confusing is that roxo does not mean red, but purple!
Yes, that is also confusing. The Portuguese sure screwed up their colours!
OldBoring wrote:It's easy to me to associate vermelho with red, because as a kid we used coloured pencils, and one of the colours was rosso vermiglio, in English vermilion: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermilion
I remember vermillion (mainly because it's the keyword associate with this kanji:朱 in RTK), yet it still messes me up on a regular basis anyway.
dEhiN wrote:Actually, funnily enough, I remember thinking of Vermilion City as representing the colour green! So strange!
I never thought of it as a colour at all when I was a kid playing them, I just accepted that that was the name of the city!