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Re: Icelandic names for dinosaurs



2011/4/16 Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com>:
>
> I don't think Icelanders are making up their own names for taxa, but are 
> instead transliterating them -- Spanish does the same for both Spain and 
> Argentina (e.g., "tiranosauro" for everyone's favorite scavenger-boogeyman, 
> and is used a proper noun), and I think the same is true in Brasil for 
> Português.

In Spanish, "tiranosauro" may be found but more common is "tiranosaurio".
Cheers,
Augusto