Language for taxonomic names, redux

Michael Everson everson at
Fri Feb 24 23:27:43 CET 2017

On 24 Feb 2017, at 02:09, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14 at> wrote:

>> la-DE-linnaeus would probably give a different result from la-US-linnaeus.
> This idea seems to conflate country ("region") with language. Though a common mistake, not one that "we" should make…

It was an attempt to consider the fact that these names are not pronounced in a uniform fashion. 

Of course in English the prefix “quasi-“ can be pronounced [ˈkweɪzʌɪ], [ˈkweɪsʌɪ], [ˈkwɑːzi]…



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