Thomas Widmann is an experienced consultant and project manager with an academic background in linguistics and computer science and more than ten years’ experience in dictionaries. He grew up bilingually in Danish and German and uses English as his daily language. He has always been keen on learning languages, and he has learnt Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Georgian, Russian, Italian, French, Czech, Basque, Esperanto and Scottish Gaelic (amongst others) to various levels. Of course he can also read and understand Swedish and both varieties of Norwegian at a near-native level. He’s currently learning Mandarin Chinese.
Within linguistics, his research interests include linguistic typology, corpus linguistics, historical linguistics and phonetics.
In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, gardening and blogging.