Language for taxonomic names, redux
cowan at ccil.org
Sun Feb 26 18:55:57 CET 2017
On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:45 AM, Arthur Reutenauer <
arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:
> > It has rules for words yet non-existing, and so is assuredly beyond the
> > vocabulary, which is a mere collection of existing words.
> Yes: the rules of Latin.
Well, not quite: the letters "v" and "w" are distinct in Linnaean Latin,
which is not the case in other Latin varieties, and as I noted earlier,
anglicisms like "ck" are permitted in Linnaean Latin but would be spelled
"cc" in earlier Latin.
John Cowan http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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