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how to spell a word in latin

Postby Casa28 » 12 Jan 2010, 01:41

Would anybody happen to know how to spell Palermo in latin?
Thanks. :)
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Re: how to spell a word in latin

Postby johnnyonthespot » 12 Jan 2010, 01:51

Casa28 wrote:Would anybody happen to know how to spell Palermo in latin?
Thanks. :)


If one is to believe Wikipedia, the latin is Panormus.

While we are here, the Sicilian word is Palermu.
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Re: how to spell a word in latin

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 01:57

Also found in 'Wheelock's Latin' as Panhormus

Neat maps on this site:
http://www.unc.edu/awmc/awmcmap4.html
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Re: how to spell a word in latin

Postby johnnyonthespot » 12 Jan 2010, 02:08

vj wrote:Also found in 'Wheelock's Latin' as Panhormus

Neat maps on this site:
http://www.unc.edu/awmc/awmcmap4.html


Hi Valerie.

I searched around a bit more and it appears that both spellings (Panornus and Panhormus) are widely known.
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Re: how to spell a word in latin

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 02:11

Hey Carmine,
Thanks for the clarification.
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Re: how to spell a word in latin

Postby Casa28 » 12 Jan 2010, 03:01

thank you!!
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