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RE: Cómo se dice ther[o]pod y synapsid en español?

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Raptorial Talon
> "** In English, whether *Deinonychus* is stressed on the 2nd 
> or the 3rd syllable changes the vowels of both of these 
> syllables; not so in German."
> So . . . hmm . . .
> Die-no-NIK-us,
> Die-no-NYE-kus
> Die-NON-ikus
> So German disallows one (or two) of those? English only seems 
> to prohibit Die-NON-ayekus because it's too tricky to have a long "y"
> after a stressed syllable like that . . .

By the way, Ostrom's preferred pronounciation was:


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