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Thread: Thoughts on Amaranth
August 19th, 2014 09:21 PM #1
Thoughts on Amaranth
What do you think of Amaranth? What kind of associations/images/ideas come to mind upon seeing/hearing the name? Do you think it could well work as a first, or is better off in the middle?
August 19th, 2014 09:29 PM #3Senior Member
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I think of the plants Joseph's Coat and love-lies-bleeding - both of the Amaranthus family. Both are bold and sort of tropical looking, one with poinsetta-like bracts and the other with rich cerise flowers. You see love-lies-bleeding in old-fashioned cottage gardens a lot, as it grows easily from seed and birds love it.
It means 'immortal/unfading' and I rather love that it has both the flower imagery and that meaning.
I can't use it as a name - one of my best friends has dibsed Amarantha. I like that it could be either bold, lush, exotic Amarantha or simply Amy though.
August 19th, 2014 10:29 PM #5
I love it, but think I prefer Amarantha. Always reminds me of song lyrics. "I can remember, searched for the amaranth..," from The Great Disappointment by AFI.
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August 20th, 2014 04:36 AM #7
Thanks to you both for the comments. Anyone else out there willing to give me their two cents..?
August 20th, 2014 04:48 AM #9
Amaranth is a grain kind of like Quinoa, makes me a bit hungry :P__________________________________
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