May 2009

Q: To "P" or Not to "P"?

Q: wow weird question title. Though it is what I am wondering.  In scientific names, would you pronounce the "P" in lets say Psammodynaste?  Even more, the "E" in the end?  

(Ps-sam-oh-die-nast)
(Ps-sam-oh-die-nasty)
(Ps-sam-oh-die-nayst)

(Sam-oh-die-nast)
(Sam-oh-die-nasty)
(Sam-oh-die-nayst)

etc etc.. so many ways at looking at it !!


A: "Sam-oh-dye-nus-tee" is the correct pronounciation. - BJW


Source: http://www.iherp.com/Answers/ReptileProblem.aspx?Id=6354
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