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Re: Cómo se dice therapod y synapsid en español?
On 16/04/2010, at 8:46 AM, Raptorial Talon wrote:
>> No, Raptorial.
>> It's like David said:
>> Es como dijo David:
>> TERÓPODO y SINÁPSIDO.
> I gathered that when I read his post.
> I was going by a memory of phonetic pronunciation, hence my
> recommending that one check a site where it would be correct.
> I do have to wonder if speakers of other languages have arguments
> about the correct (i.e. etymological) pronunciation of Latinate terms
> as we English-speakers do. Obviously there's no real standard between
> languages . . . which I suppose is an argument against having them
> within a language.
There is a nice article on this at Wiki, of course
It seems each language uses its own phonological practices with Latin.
I recall from studying Latin for ten minutes back in the 80s that there had
been a movement to reform Latin translation back in the 30s, removing soft "g"s
and "c"s, and so on. I was taught this, so that I annoy every biologist I speak
John Wilkins, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Bond Uni
"Correlation doesn't imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows
suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there'."