A Malay-English Vocabulary Containing 6500 Malay Words Or Phrases with Their English Equivalents, Together with an Appendix of Household, Nautical and Medical Terms, Etc., Etc

Front Cover
American Mission Press, 1902 - Malay language - 141 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 33 - G-lam', the name of a tree, the bark of which is used for caulking boats. G-laig', bracelet, anklet. G-larg kr,'ki, anklets. G-larg
Page xi - In many of the vulgar dialects the above rule docs not hold good ; and it should be observed that some scholars deny it altogether, maintaining that in derivatives the accent as a rule remains on the same syllable on which it stood in the root. When these suffixes are added to a word, the last syllable of which is open, this syllable becomes accented and consequently long ; the vowel of the penultimate, if previously long, is shortened : eg, mengátä, mengutui ; pетШа, perkätäan. me. mem...
Page 31 - Ga'lah, a long thin pole such as is used on native boats for poling or mooring them.
Page ix - This plan of having a different system for romanizing foreign words causes great confusion in a vocabulary and has been avoided as far as possible in this work. Such words will be found spelt phonetically according to the Malay pronunciation.
Page 35 - Gu'lilg, ber-gn'lirg, to roll; usually to roll along as a wheel; to roll oneself on the ground.
Page xii - Jazm' (Ar.), an orthographical sign indicating that the consonant over which it is placed closes the syllable and has no vowel sound ; see baris.

Bibliographic information