LINGUIST List 15.2478

Tue Sep 7 2004

Qs: Descriptive Grammar, Malay

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  1. Jochen L. Leidner, Descriptive grammar for Malay?

Message 1: Descriptive grammar for Malay?

Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 02:24:36 +0100 (BST)
From: Jochen L. Leidner <>
Subject: Descriptive grammar for Malay?

Dear LINGUIST list subscribers,

Is there a good (comprehensive, descriptive) reference grammar for
Standard Malay (ISO 639-1: ms / SIL: MLI) suitable for computational

So far, I have only found two pointers, William Marsden, 'A grammar of
the Malayan language ...' (1812) and the more recent 'Student's
Grammar of Malay and Indonesian' by Malcolm W. Mintz (2002, ISBN

I shall post a summary of useful responses mailed to me. Thanks very much 
in advance.

	Regards & Terima kasih!

Jochen L Leidner, MA MPhil 
PhD student 
University of Edinburgh 
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