The traveller's Malay pronouncing hand-book for the use of travellers and new-comers to Singapore

 
9781130355291: The traveller's Malay pronouncing hand-book for the use of travellers and new-comers to Singapore

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...a little fish first, then some mutton, and finish off with curry and rice This mutton chop is quite cold Another time be careful that you serve the food properly hot This plate is dirty; take it away and fetch me a clean one Take away this plate Change this plate Never mind Lift this and take it away Be careful you don't spill any gravy on the cloth Pronunciation.--A followed by Tidak; kasi whisky sama soda Sahya ta'mau Sahya ta'mau minum apa apa Apa Tuan mau makan? Apa macham makanan yang ada? Ada ikan, daging kambing, daging lembu, daging ayam blanda panggang, daging ayam sama ham dan curry nasi Mula mula kasi ikan, habis itu daging kambing dan kemdian kasi curry nasi Daging kambing chop ini sejok skali Lain kali ingat baik baik bila kasi makanan biar kasi panas dahulu Pinggan ini kotor; bawa pergi dan bawa lain satu yang briseh Bawa pergi pinggan ini Tuker pinggan ini Tid 'apa Angkat ini bawa pergi Baik baik jangan tumpah kuah diatas kain meja ini a consonant, or a final, is to be pronounced the same as a in the English word farm; g is to be Pronunciation.--A followed by a consonant, or a final, is to be Bring me another plate Bring me another knife Bring me another fork Bring me another spoon The wind is very strong; close the doors What crash is that? The under-servant has let fall the tray, Madam Are any of the things broken? Everything is smashed! The damage done will rest with the under-servant Who cracked this long tumbler? I don't know, Sir Be careful you don't break that plate Put the tiffin-basket in the carriage Have you put everything in the carriage? Bring me a cigar Look sharp and give me that cigar, boy! Where are the matches? Give me a match I am going to make a cocktail; smash up a piece of ice for me Bawa lain piggan Bawa lain pisau Bawa...

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