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Re: Tsagayan/Udurchukan age-Campanian? (short!)
--- "Jaime A. Headden" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I wrote:
> David Marjanovic (email@example.com) 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.
> 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
> <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
> 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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