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Fukuiraptor pronunciation



In a message dated 12/15/00 12:17:48 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
kirkam@wam.umd.edu writes:

> Where the
>  accent would go, I have no idea... I want to pronounce it
>  "foo-KOO-i-rap-tor", but..

Well, since it's a Latinized word, this is pretty straightforward.  The 
second-to-last syllable (-rap-) ends in a consonant, so it has to get the 
accent: foo-koo-ee-RAP-tur (or -tor).

--Nick P.