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Re: Any images of _Scipionyx samniticus_ on the web already...?
At 01:53 AM 3/29/98 PST, Jaime Headden wrote:
><How do we pronounce its name?>
>The Italian way: sh*p-pee-ah-nix saam-nee-tih-kus
> *= cross between "ih" and "ee"
> say aa as in "Sam" or "Spam"
>The Latin way: skee-pih-ahn-ix sahm-nee-tih-kus
> or: skih-pee-ahn-ix "
This is an excerpt of what will appear in the Dinosauria Name
Translation and Pronunciation guide:
<I><B>Scipionyx</B></I> Dal Sasso & Signore 1998 "Scipio's claw"
sip-ee-ON-iks (Scipio (an ancient Roman family name from Lat. <I>scipio</I>
"staff, stick") + Gr. <I>onyx</I> "claw") (m)
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