English (and other) Latins.

Don Colless donc at ENTO.CSIRO.AU
Tue Dec 12 14:18:22 CST 1995

Neal Evenhuis wrote:
<Well . . . . as far as I know, there are no rules for pronunciation of
Latin and it sure has caused some problems. For example, if
<English-speaking people followed correct pronunciation of Latin, good old
<Caesar Salad [pronounced cee-zer in "English" Latin] would become
<"Kai-zer" Salad. I'm sure there are more examples . . .

    Try either of those examples on an Italian. In my experience, you are
likely to be told that the correct pronunciation is "Cha-ay-sar". Also that
they should know!.

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               *  Don Colless, CSIRO Div of Entomology, *
               *  CANBERRA. ACT. AUSTRALIA              *
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               *     Tuz li munz est miens envirun      *

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