A Study of the Evolution of the Malay Language: Social Change and Cognitive Development
This book should be of immense interest to students of language in general. Whether they are studying the Malay language in change or researching on the relationship between language and cognition or indeed delving into aspects of historical and anthropological linguistics, this book promises to offer many valuable insights. Throughout the hook, there is an attempt to relate linguistic theory to the pragmatics of language development.
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LANGUAGE AS LINGUA MENTALIS
MALAY COGNITION IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
PLANNING THE COGNITIVE SYSTEM
MALAY AS AN EVOLVING COGNITIVE SYSTEM
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