A grammar of the Malayan language, with an introduction and praxis

A comprehensive grammar book on the Malay language written in 1812. Included in the book is a long introduction by the author, William Marsden, providing background information on the Malayan language which prevails throughout an extensive portion of the East Indies, covering the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo to as far as the Moluccas and the Philippines. The appendix of the book contains extracts of texts of Malayan language scripts of letters and literary works, together with English translations.

 

Title
A grammar of the Malayan language, with an introduction and praxis
Creator
Marsden, William, 1754-1836
Subject
Ethnic Communities
Malay language--Grammar
Language and literature>>Languages>>Austronesian and Oceanian languages>>Malay
Malay languages and dialects
Heritage and Culture
Publisher
Printed for the author by Cox and Baylis, 1812
Digital Description
application/pdf, 39515 KB, 292 p.
Table of Contents
Partial contents: The Malayan alphabet
Of consonants and vowels
Orthographical marks
Division of words
Points of speech
Nouns
Adjectives
Pronouns
Verbs
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conjunctives
Interjections or exclamations
Particles
Praxis.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.

 

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