A collection of Malay proverbs in both Malay and English with an introduction by the compiler on the nature of proverbs generally and the probable provenance of many Malay proverbs from Arab, Buddhist and Sanskrit influences. This edition has been extensively and scholarly revised by Tan Chin Kwang who writes a fascinating introduction reviewing Malay and English collections of sayings and pointing out the misunderstandings of colonial interpreters. Tan has revised the original work into more logical sections and where appropriate added interpretations of his own next to Winstedt's original interpretations. Near Fine Paperback. Revised Edition. 111 pages.
Weight: 0.4 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by: Graham Brash, Singapore, 1986.