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- DescriptionThis is a 3rd Revised Edition -- the first published in 1992, and the second in 2002, by the Monash Asia Institute. It contains a guide to the grammar of the Javanese language, which is spoken by around 80,000,000 speakers on the island of Java. The book is arranged in a series of topics, graded from simple to more complex, for the benefit of those who wish to explore this important language. Fresh examples have been added, as well as a file titled How do you say it in Javanese? arranged under 120 headwords and taking the viewpoint of speakers of English wanting an equivalent to an English idiom. There is an introduction and a te on the language levels of Javanese, important for social interaction. This book will be of interest to students of Indonesian wanting deeper kwledge of communication on the island of Java, to researchers considering fieldwork in Java (anthropology, sociology etc), to linguists making comparative studies of Indonesian languages, and to people undertaking employment in Java (teachers, aid workers etc).
- Author BiographyStuart Robson was born in Sydney but spent many years overseas, in Holland, Indonesia and New Zealand. He taught Javanese at the University of Leiden from 1977 to 1990 before returning to Australia. He was Associate Professor of Indonesian at Monash University from 1991 to 2001.
- Author(s)Stuart Robson
- PublisherMonash University Publishing
- Date of Publication01/04/2014
- SubjectEncyclopedias & General Reference
- Place of PublicationClayton, VIC
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintMonash University Publishing
- Weight204 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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