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RE: Bistahieversor sealeyi, NM tyrannosaurid



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

> Does the 'ae' make the exception, or is the German word
> 'kaiser' closer to the original pronounciation?


Yes, the German 'kaiser' is closer to the original (Latin) pronunciation.  The 
term became a title of the German emperor by way of the Holy Roman Empire, 
which in turn saw itself as successor to the Roman Empire of antiquity.

http://dml.cmnh.org/2009Oct/msg00723.html

(scroll down to the end for the relevant bit)


Cheers

Tim