A dictionary of the Malay tongue, as spoken in the Peninsula of Malacca, the islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Pulo Pinang, &c.&c. in two parts, English and Malay, and Malay and English

The Malay language was the mother tongue of the country of the Malays, generally known by the name of Malacca, the chief language of the islands of the East Indies and the lingua franca of the eastern world. Communication in the language between the British and the Malays, epecially with the establishment of Pulo Pinang, thus became important. This grammar and dictionary of the Malay language was offered to the public to facilitate it.

 

Title
A dictionary of the Malay tongue, as spoken in the Peninsula of Malacca, the islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Pulo Pinang, &c.&c. in two parts, English and Malay, and Malay and English
Creator
Howison, James
Subject
Malay language--Dictionaries--English
English language--Dictionaries--Malay
Language and literature>>Languages>>Austronesian and Oceanian languages>>Malay
Language and literature>>Languages>>English language
Language and literature>>Linguistics>>Lexicography
Malay languages and dialects
Publisher
Printed at the Arabic and Persian Press, 1801
Digital Description
application/pdf, 63456 KB, 433 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
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Preface
A grammar of the Malay tongue
A vocabulary of the Malay tongue: English and Malay
A vocabulary of the Malay tongue: Malay and English.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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