Semelai is a previously undescribed and endangered Aslian (Mon-Khmer) language of the Malay Peninsula. This book - the first in-depth description of an Aslian language - provides a comprehensive reference grammar of Semelai. Semelai intertwines two types of morphological system: a concatenative system of prefixes, suffixes and a circumfix - acquired through extended contact with Malay - and a nonconcatenative system of prefixes and infixes (including infix reduplication), inherited from Mon-Khmer. There are distinctive word ...

A Grammar of Semelai 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521144995

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A Grammar of Semelai 2004, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780521814973