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Re: Huehuecanauhtlus tiquichensis, new Santonian hadrosauroid
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Jaime Headden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Where's my bloody mandatory pronunciation guide, now, eh? Names in Nahuatl
> like this seem all the more reason to make pronunciation guides mandatory,
> regardless of language!
> On that, I presume "hweh-hweh-can-wat-lus" but that's my off-the-cuff thought.
The "tl" in Nahuatl is a lateral fricative that doesn't exist in
English. My best guess is something like "weh-weh-can-a-ooh-tlus"?
T. Michael Keesey