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Vocabulary of the Malayan Language, spoken at Batavia, called the Low-Malay

A VOCABULARY of the MALAYAN LANGUAGE, as spoke at BATAVIA, usually called there the LOW- MALAY.

Alla, or Alla t'alla, God.
Tooäng Alla, The Lord God.
Soorga, Heaven.
Nooraka, Hell.
Saitang, Mamadee, or Booleess, The devil.
Orrang Saitang, A demon, or ghost.
Appee, Fire.
Aier, Water.
Detanna, or Negree, The earth.
Laot, The sea.
Langee, The sky.
Matt'aree, The sun.
Boolang, The moon.
Beentang, The
Trang, Light.
Glap, Darkness.
Panass, Heat.
Deengin, Cold.
Angin, The wind.
Waitan, The East.
Coolon, The west.
Keedol, The north.
Lorr, The clouds.
Tarang, The clouds.
Oojang, Rain.
Greemiss, A mizling rain.
Amboon, The dew.
Awang awang, A fog, or mist.

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