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RE: Fukuiraptor (Re: Details on Microraptor)



> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Ken Kinman
>
>      On the other hand, I fear the name Fukuiraptor will be the source of
> some jocular mispronunciations (intentional or not).  Not
> familiar with much
> Japanese, but I would guess it should be:  Foo-kwee-RAP-tur.
>                             ------Ken

Actually, there aren't many dipthongs in Japanese.  It would be
Foo-koo-ee-rap-tor.