Re: Ardipithecus kadabba dated 5.2 to 5.8 million years ago

From: George Murphy <gmurphy@raex.com>
Date: Sat Apr 10 2004 - 22:37:40 EDT

Dick Fischer wrote:
>
> George Murphy wrote:
>
> Dick Fischer wrote:
> >
> > A recent article in The Scientist references an earlier
> predecessor to
> > our closest ape relative, Australopithicus. As I
> remember, ard means
> > "earth," so I guess Ardipithecus would translate as "earth
> ape."
>
> Arda is "dirt" or "filth" in classical Greek (at
> least according to my ancient
> edition of Liddell & Scott).
>
> As I remember, aardvark translates, "earth pig."

        Yes, in Afrikaans.

                                        Shalom,
                                        George

> Dick Fischer - Genesis Proclaimed Association
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