Adelaar, K Alexander
Salako or Badameà
Sketch Grammar, Text and Lexicon of a Kanayatn Dialect in West Borneo
Mitwirkung (sonst.): Kaslem, Pal V
|pages/dimensions: ||X, 328 Seiten - 24 × 17 cm|
|publishing date: ||1. Auflage 01.2005|
|prices: ||78,00 Eur[D] / 80,20 Eur[A] / 132,00 CHF|
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Salako, or bahasa Badameà as it is often called, is spoken in the northwestern tip of Borneo on both sides of the Malaysian-Indonesian border running through this area. It is a dialect of Kanayatn (Kendayan), a major Dayak language and one of the principal languages of West Kalimantan Province (Indonesian Borneo).
The present volume contains a short grammatical description of Salako as well as a lexicon and a body of texts with translation (consisting of folk stories and fairly detailed accounts of local traditions).