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Re: Tsagayan/Udurchukan age-Campanian? (short!)



--- "Jaime A. Headden" <qilongia@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I wrote:
> 
> <<Hermiintsab>>
> 
> David Marjanovic (david.marjanovic@gmx.at) wrote:
> 
> <We can quibble about the spelling of about half of
> that word, but this 
> doesn't include the last letter. That's v, not b.


 B can be used e.g. Tsagantsabian.

 
>   Published named include Khermeen and Kheermen, as
> well as Khermin 


 Khermyin has also appeaed in print IIRC. Mongolian
place names can have half a dozen different spellings.



>and
> Hermiin Tsav and Tsab, and have jumbled them into
> one word or two. Don't
> ask me, ask the consolidators. I picked one possible
> spelling, where "b"
> and "v" are effectively interchangeable, and used
> it.
> 
> <Nemegetu>
>  
> <This spelling must have gone through Japanese. It's
> really Nemegt. I have
>  the catalogue of an exhibition on the "dinosaurs
> and mammals of the Gobi"
>  which was in Paris in 1992/3, and it includes a map
> of Mongolian fossil 
> localities (Cambrian to Pleistocene) in Mongolian.>
> 
>   This spelling went through Russian, and is heavily
> featured in
> Barsbold's work

 Barsbold once told me "Nemeget or Nemegetu is more
correct spelling (than Nemegt).



> as well, I beleive, Maleyev's. Ask
> them.
> 
>   Cheers,
> 
> =====
> Jaime A. Headden
> 
>   Little steps are often the hardest to take.  We
> are too used to making leaps in the face of
> adversity, that a simple skip is so hard to do.  We
> should all learn to walk soft, walk small, see the
> world around us rather than zoom by it.
> 
> "Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B.
> Medawar (1969)
> 
> 
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