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On Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at 07:54 , Andreas Johansson wrote:

> Quoting Ray Brown <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> On Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at 12:40 , tomhchappell wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> Hindi has the same word for yesterday and tomorrow ..."
>>
>> Yep - it's /k@l/
>>
>> Also:
>> /p@rso~/ = the day before yesterday _or_ the day after tomorrow
>> /t@rso~/ = three days ago _or_ three days hence
>> /p@rso~/ = four days ago _or_ four days hence
>
> Surely /p@rso~/ don't mean *both* yesteday/tomorrow and four days 
> ago/hence?

OOOPS!!!!!

The second one should be: /n@rso~/ = four days ago _or_ four days hence

/p@rso~/ means only 'the day before yesterday _or_ the day after tomorrow'

Sorry   :=(

Ray
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