Spraeck ende woord-boek inde Maleysche ende Madagaskarsche talen met vele Arabische ende Turcsche woorden
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‘Grammar and dictionary of the Malay and Malagasy languages with many Arab and Turkish words’

Frederick de Houtman

Date: 1603

Original Language: Dutch

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During his nearly two-year imprisonment in Aceh (1599-1601), de Houtman acquired a good command of Malay. On the basis of this, he wrote Spraeck ende woord-boek inde Maleysche ende Madagaskarsche, a practical guide to the language, comprising 243 pages in the 1603 edition. The work follows the format of 12 conversati…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “ Spraeck ende woord-boek inde Maleysche ende Madagaskarsche talen met vele Arabische ende Turcsche woorden”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27453>



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