Re: Bahasa Indonesia (was: One language for the world)
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 8, 2000, 21:14|
Oops, somehow I goofed. This longish post was my work, not Lasailly's:
>>Barry a crit :
>>Question on Bahasa Indonesia: is the lexicon mainly from one Indonesian
>>language? In other words, how did they come up with the lexicon for the
>>they took vocab from Malay Javanese some other local langs.
>>that makes a lot of Arabic and Sanskrit/Pali words too.>
> Yes. Plus some Portuguese and lots of Dutch (where peninsular Ml.
>has English -- e.g. BI potlot, Ml. pensil) etc. etc. etc.