[Taxacom] Help sought - re. spelling of Rhamnoides.
lammers at uwosh.edu
Sat Dec 22 21:47:20 CST 2007
Over the e or over the i? I think it's a dieresis:
This tells us that the o and i are to be pronounced separately, not as a diphthong:
"ram-no-EYE-dees" not "ram-NOI-dees"
----- Original Message -----
From: john.steel at botany.otago.ac.nz
Date: Saturday, December 22, 2007 6:33 pm
Subject: [Taxacom] Help sought - re. spelling of Rhamnoides.
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu, taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> I have occasionally come across Rhamnoides spelt with an umlaut
> over the -e- in
> english language texts.
> Can anyone help me as to the justification, correctness (?),
> authority, or whatever, of
> this spelling?
> Thanks in advance and compliments of the season to you all.
> John Steel.
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