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Re: Supine (was: Tense formations)

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Monday, September 24, 2001, 11:55
> Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 17:37:32 +0200 > From: BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
> At 15:22 2001-09-17 +0100, Michael Poxon wrote: > >Lovely! I presume Ladefoged is Magyar, [...]
> It's Danish, and he actually has a sound file of himself saying "Hi, I'm > Peter Ladefoged!" or somesuch on his webpage!
PL was born and educated in Scotland --- I was told this when I asked someone on another list, but they didn't know how far back you'd have to go to find his Danish ancestry. His two eldest children are called Lise and Thegn, though, which does indicate some Danish sentiment.
> P.S. I will defer to Lars for any attempt at transcribing the Danish > pronunciation -- it isn't the one PL uses, anyway.
Sorry, I was in sunny, tropical Almu