WWW sites for translating LATIN?
rzander at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG
Fri Jun 22 18:02:30 CDT 2001
Patricia Eckel's new address is pmeckel at sciencebuff.org. She will translate
(good) English into Botanical Latin for US$5.00 per diagnosis or
description. A bargain!
Richard H. Zander
Curator of Botany, Clinton Herbarium
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dr. Gerald Stinger Guala" <stinger at FAIRCHILDGARDEN.ORG>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 3:54 PM
Subject: Re: WWW sites for translating LATIN?
> Free Programs
> Single words
> Patricia Eckel (bryo at paradox.net) and Mark Garland
> (http://members.aol.com/magarland/botlat/botlata.htm) do it for a fee.
> Gerald "Stinger" Guala, Ph.D.
> Keeper of the Herbarium
> Coordinator of the Program in Tropical Plant Systematics
> Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center
> 11935 Old Cutler Rd.
> Coral Gables, FL 33156-4299
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taxacom Discussion List [mailto:TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG]On Behalf Of
> christian thompson
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 2:37 PM
> To: TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG
> Subject: WWW sites for translating LATIN?
> Given all the botanists who read TAXACOM, etc., do any of you know of good
> sites on the World Wide Web where one can get Latin diagnoses /
> translated? Or even be able to look up the meanings of Latin words.
> Yes, as a zoologist I am rather ignorant of Latin, but occassionally do
> have to deal with old description in Latin and where the types are now
> Hence, phrases, such as
> "Thoracis ... maculis ad unumquodue latus duabus luteo-pallidis, una ante,
> alia post alas." or
> "Abdomen ... margini segmentorum praecedentium proximis nisi contiguis, et
> duabus ad latera segmenti primi flavis ..."
> sometimes are critical. [Yes, I do get that one is a description of a
> luteous color lateral marking on the thorax and the other the yellow color
> on the margins of the abdomen. But I am still missing some of the
> F. Christian Thompson
> Systematic Entomology Lab., ARS, USDA
> Smithsonian Institution
> Washington, D. C. 20560-0169
> (202) 382-1800 voice
> (202) 786-9422 FAX
> cthompso at sel.barc.usda.gov
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