Forskal or Forrskal ?

Robin Leech robinl at CONNECT.AB.CA
Tue Mar 7 18:17:10 CST 2000

I believe the original was FORSKAAL, or as I have seen it, a single letter
"a" with a wee circle above it.  In Swedish, "aa" can be written  as "aa",
or a single "a" with a little circle above it.  The pronunciation is "oh" as
in the English word "oak".

Robin Leech

----- Original Message -----
From: Patrik Mráz <mrazpat at KOSICE.UPJS.SK>
Sent: Monday, March 06, 2000 2:39 PM
Subject: Forskal or Forrskal ?

> Dear colleagues,
> knows anybody which is the correct name of the botanist Forskal ?
> It should be with one or double r ?
> I met with too versions of his name in important botanical sources
> FE, AFE and others).
> Thanks for yours help
> Patrik MRAZ

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