Revised and updated edition of the highly regarded, practical and down-to-earth guide to the structure of the Indonesian language.
This reference grammar has established a reputation as a highly regarded learning tool for Indonesian language students around the world. Designed for teachers and students with no background in linguistics, it offers a comprehensive description of the structure of the Indonesian language, written in a clear, non-technical manner.
All the major structures of the Indonesian language, from words to complex sentences, are described in detail. Extensive cross-referencing and a comprehensive index enable readers to locate desired topics without unnecessary searching. Natural examples are used throughout, and an extensive glossary defines common grammatical terms.
This second edition is thoroughly revised by experienced Indonesian language teachers and scholars to reflect current usage. It includes new material on orthography and pronunciation and new examples. The Indonesian Reference Grammar remains an invaluable reference for teachers and students studying Indonesian language at all levels.
'An essential handbook for all teachers and students of Indonesian' - Stuart Robson, Asian Studies Review
'Detailed enough to be a welcome addition to the library of anyone working on the language' - Mark Donohue, Linguist List
James Neil Sneddon was Associate Professor in the Faculty of Asian and International Studies at Griffith University. Alexander Adelaar is Principal Fellow in the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne. Dwi Noverini Djenar lectures in the Department of Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney. Michael C Ewing is a senior lecturer in Indonesian Studies at the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne.