Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, en Volkenkunde

Java in the 14th Century

A Study in Cultural History

Authors: Pigeaud, Theodore G.Th.

Editors: Pigeaud, Theodore G.Th. (Ed.)

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The present second volume of the Nägara-Kertägama edition contains those notes on the tex.t and the translation of the major poem and the appended minor writings and charters that may be of interest to students of the J avanese language. Perusal of these notes on idiom and linguistics will be found the more fruitful if the glossary ( volume V of the present edition) is consulted continuously. No lengthy discussions of linguistic subjects are to be found in the present volume. They would be out of place in this new Nägara­ Kertägama edition, for its tenor is primarily sociological. Exceptions have been made only for some places where short grammatical discus­ sions seemed in place in order to elucidate points of the translation. In the notes on the contemporaneous minor writings and charters differences between the scholarly idiom of Court Iiterature (Nägara­ Kertägama and Royal charters) on the one side and the popular ver­ nacular idiom of daily life on the other have been pointed out repeatedly. The close relationship of the 14th century Majapahit vemacular with modern J avanese is apparent. Occasional remarks on words betonging to regional idioms, either Eastem Javanese Majapahit or Ka

Table of contents (31 chapters)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Java in the 14th Century
Book Subtitle
A Study in Cultural History
Authors
Editors
  • Theodore G.Th. Pigeaud
Series Title
Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, en Volkenkunde
Series Volume
4,2
Copyright
1960
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-8774-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-8774-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-011-8150-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 153
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations
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