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Re: Correct pronunciation?



Quoting Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au>:

On Thu, Jun 18th, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Dustin Mendus <mendus.dustin@gmail.com> wrote:

Hey DML members. Quick question here, How does one pronounce
Megaraptor's species name, Namunhuaiquii ?

My guess would be NAMUN-WHY-KEY-EYE (if you'll excuse the pseudo-phonetics).

You'd have to ask an actual Mapuche how 'huaiqui' (lance) is pronounced.

It looks like a Spanish transcription, hence almost surely [wai.ki].

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