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Re: Another name spelling question
On Wed, 7 Feb 1996, Steve Jackson wrote:
> But why would the name begin "dy-" if it is in reference to something
> doubled? Shouldn't it be "di-" ? George, help! "Dystylosaurus" sounds more
> like "badly-strutted lizard."
I don't know if this helps, but the Greek word for "two," often
transliterated "duo," can also (somewhat more correctly) be rendered as
"dyo." That might be the source of the confusion.
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