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Re: -i? -orum? ACK!
Rodlox R wrote:
Right. "Linnaeus" already contains the "Latinizing" suffix -i- (it's the
<e> in the <ae> diphthong).
wouldn't it be best to simply put a Latin ending on his *original* name?
(not on the name he coined for himself).
Linnaeus was his original name. He was given the name Carl Linnaeus at his
birth, by his parents. He became Carl von Linné much later, upon being
admitted into the ranks of the Swedish nobility.
just a thought.