Chinese Loan-Words in Malay and Indonesian: A Bakcground Study
The extensive influence of Chinese immigrants on Indonesia and Malaysia has had its effect on the Malay language spoken in both countries. This study enumerates words which originated from various Chinese dialects. The word-list brings together data from the past century and a variety of modern sources making it a comprehensive study. The history of Chinese immigration and of dialects from South China are discussed too. Also included is a DVD which features the rare Amoy and English dictionary of Carstairs Douglas published in 1899, with Chinese characters and a supplement published by Barclay in 1923. 284 pages with four different parts, bibliography and index.
Weight: 0.6 kg.
Published by University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 2009.
Condition: New. Paperback.