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Re: More Latin



In a message dated 11/13/99 2:19:47 PM Pacific Standard Time, wuckus@ecol.net 
writes:

> What is the correct pronunciation of "_Afrovenator_?"

Strict adherence to Latin accent rules would produce "af-roh-ve-NATE-er", but 
for some reason I've always preferred "af-roh-VEN-a-ter"--probably, I 
suppose, by analogy with "senator" [which according to Latin accent rules, 
again, would be "se-NATE-er"].

--Nick P.