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Loan-Words in Indonesian and Malay
This is a register of twenty thousand loan-words in Indonesian and Malay, deriving from Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Tamil, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, English and Japanese. Given for each are the Indonesian or Malay headword, the word in the source language, and, for foreign scripts, the page where it is to be found in a bilingual dictionary of the source language. S ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Brill
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Dec 04, 2016 Mia rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: translators, editors, copyeditors, linguists
I love this book. This book is perfection. It helps me justify my bilingual editing/translating decisions (I just cite it in comments in MS Word's review comment bubbles as reference, I trust the writers as authorities in the source languages they each contributed to). Also, the book helps makes it easier to determine how terms should be formatted in documents/articles (italicised if treated as foreign words, or left in regular font when considered loan-words). Always refer to this book when in ...more
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