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Re: seeking clarification on the cladism debate
On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 02:21:18PM +0200, David Marjanovic scripsit:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "T. Mike Keesey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > (No German vernacular form for _Aves_? Wirklich?)
> Sure there is one, Vögel, but there is no adjective. The nearest is
> vogelartig, but that's rather bird_like_.
It is surely not to be thought impossible to coin an adjective, if you
want an equvalent to 'birdy'? (_Do_ you want an equivalent to 'birdy'?
I can't recall a written description of a highly derived theorpod which
says 'this was a birdy animal'; 'bird-like' seems entirely sufficent.)
To maintain the end is to uphold the means.
- Die Voegel
- From: "T. Mike Keesey" <email@example.com>