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- Sorry, got that a little switched around: You can check WT:AEL for modern Greek transliteration, but for all I know your correction could be ok. It's using the same transliteration on the Ancient Greek that's a problem- more specifically, the "ŷ" Chuck Entz (talk) 07:41, 14 March 2013 (UTC)
- Hi Chuck, thanks for your message. It was perfectly timed, as I had just come across WT:AGRC, and had just finished absorbing those details (e.g., use the "scientific" translit scheme for Ancient Greek, very limited diacritics in the translit, etc.), when your message popped up. I will go back and "correct my corrections" pronto (I made 2 or 3 such changes).
- Given my opening track record yesterday, I'm sure as hell not going to make any changes on those pages! But IMHO, I think the "mini-transliteration" table on WT:AGRC, being as incomplete as it is, should be removed from that page entirely and replaced with a link to the detailed "extension" page. Thoughts? Thanks again, Grolltech (talk) 10:33, 14 March 2013 (UTC)
Oxymoron is a Late Latin form, which is how it came into English. Classical Latin did not exist in the fifth century. The OED gives: "< post-classical Latin oxymoron ‘figure of speech in which a pair of opposed or markedly contradictory terms are placed in conjunction for emphasis’ (5th cent.; also oxymorum)". Ƿidsiþ 06:52, 18 April 2013 (UTC)