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Re: Kelmayisaurus a carcharodontosaurid
Lianmuqin. With Q, which is pronounced similar to English _ch_.
The syllable _gin_ doesn't even exist in Standard Mandarin; _g_ never
occurs in front of _i_.
When will people learn?
(The genus name is strange enough, but of course that's not the fault of
Brusatte et al.. It's from an Uyghur place name Qaramay, which gets
represented in Mandarin as Kelamayi. I guess "Kelmayi" is a typo for the
latter, because Mandarin does not allow consonants other than _n_ and
_ng_ to occur at the ends of syllables. BTW, _q_ represents a very
different sound in Uyghur than it does in Mandarin.)