Language for taxonomic names, redux

Michael Everson everson at
Sun Feb 26 19:07:27 CET 2017

On 26 Feb 2017, at 17:55, John Cowan <cowan at> wrote:
> 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.

“ck”? A trifle. Pinyin is allowed. ;-)


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