The Selungs of the Mergui Archipelago

The Selungs of the Mergui Archipelago

by John Anderson
     
 

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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ISBN-13:
9781444665284
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Pages:
52
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.12(d)

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SELUNG VOCABULARY.1 One, cha, chet; Malay, satu ; Javanese, sa. Two, twa ; Malay, dua. Three, tahlow ; Nias Islanders and Dyaks, tullfi, tuloh ; Malay, tiga; Fijian, tolu ; Javanese (Ngoko), teln. Four, pat; Kian, Punan, and Meiauo Dyaks, pat; Malay, ampat ' Javanese (Ngoko), pat Five, lemah ; Malay, lima; Dyaks, lima, limoh, limuh; Fijian, lima. Six, nam ; Malay, unam ; Kian Dyak, nam ; Javanese (Ngoko), uem. Sffsen, loojoo ; Malay, tujoh ; Dyaks, tusu, tuju. Eight, wahlow ; Javanese, wolu ; Iranian and D1lsun, walo ; Sulus, walu ; Nias Islanders, watu ; Fijian, walu ; Malay, delupan. fine, chowai ; Malay, sambilan. Ten, taplaw ; Malay, sapnloh. Eleven, taplaw-cha, taplaw-chet; Malay, sa-bClas; Irdnun, sapulob- wisa. Twelve, taplaw-twa. Twenty, twaplaw ; Malay, dua-puloh ; Dyaks, duo-puloh. Twenty-one, twaplaw-chii. Thirty, tahlow-plaw ; Kian and Punan Dyaks, tulu-puloh. Forty, pat-plaw. One hundred, allataw ; Malay, sa-ratus. One thousand, appan. Ten thousand, a-meen. Anger, kaing. Anklet, k'lang. Ant, kedam. Ape, la-wat.t Arrow, p'lah ; Malay, anak-panah ; tranun, Dusftn and Bulild-Opie, panah. Bamboo, kaoan, k'doon.t Basket, bahcoee. Bat, lawlak. Buy, aon. Bead, k'loiee. Beard, booloee chaumaw. Beche-de-mer, gatyee. Bee, samaug. Belly, k'lan ; Iranun, Dtlsun, and Sulus, ttan. Bird, keckyoam, sisom. Blood, dallak, awaen-melat; Malay, durah. Bout, k'bang, kebang ; Talaing, k'bang ; Sulus, dapang. Bone, klan, k'lan ; f Malay, tnlang. Bottle, prang ; Malay, balang. 1 An attached to a word indicates that it is taken from the vocabulary supplied by O'Riley to Logan. The sign t is appended to words taken from the vocabulary supplied by Mr. Brayton to Major Spearman. The Malay wordsare given on the autho...

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