Talk:cœlestial

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¶ I am not highly educated in Latin, but surely this spelling is not etymologically consistent with classical Latin? Judging from this Bible Translation from the fourth century of the common era, cæl‐ should be the correct form. I am guessing that coelom and caelum, since they look similar, were confused with each‐other ; related terms were affected by such confusion. ¶ I am going to mark this word as erroneous until objection. I hope that is acceptable. 75.142.190.21 12:39, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Looks about right to me. --Mglovesfun (talk) 12:52, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

¶ I wish you elaborated. I assume that you are insisting “cœlestial” is etymologically correct? 75.142.190.21 14:25, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Sorry, it looks like you are about right. "Etymological inconsistent" seems better to me than "misspelling"; they're not always compatible. Adventure would be an example of this. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:33, 17 March 2011 (UTC)