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Is the C hard or soft in 'srongylocentrotus'?
There's more than one convention. At school, I was taught hard "c" always.But other conventions use soft and even "ch" (think " excelsis"). I've never come across the word you're after, so sorry not to be much help.
Likewise, onimolap, hence my uncertainty.And I mis-spelt it - should be sTrongylo etc.
Hard c in latin i though, it was always blooming Cerberus and Calcius when i was at school
Hard c in classical Latin, but Church Latin uses soft c (hence excelsis). Scientific nomenclature I am not so sure about, but would assume hard c if in doubt.
Even science is inconsistent: caesium, calcium.
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