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Re: Incisivosaurus gauthieri Translation & Pronunciation
--- David Marjanovic <email@example.com> wrote:
> > And is the generic translation as simple as "Incisor lizard?"
> Yes -- e. g. in French the incisors are called incisives, and when you want
> to get technical in German, the result is similar. The Latin anatomical
> term, too, appears to be incisivi.
> All depending on whether they are in-cutters or cutting-in. :-P
"Incisive" (in-SIGH-siv) is also an English adjective meaning "direct; to the
point", but it pretty obviously doesn't have any bearing on the etymology of
_Incisivosaurus_, except as a cognate of "incisor".
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