The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil: Fr. Henriques' Arte Da Lingua Malabar Translation, History, and Analysis

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Arte da Lingua Malabar, a sixteenth-century grammar of Tamil written in Portuguese by a Jesuit missionary, reflects the first linguistic contact between India and the West. This English translation by Jeanne Hein and V. S. Rajam also includes analysis of the grammar and a description of the political context in which it was written.

The Earliest Missionary Grammar of Tamil: Fr. Henriques' Arte Da Lingua Malabar Translation, History, and Analysis 2013, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674727236

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