Dictionary Of Angkorian/Pre-Angkorian Khmer, A (2 Vol Set)

by Jenner, Philip N.

Dictionary Of Angkorian/Pre-Angkorian Khmer, A (2 Vol Set)

Price:  US$218.88   (SGD304.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 1398 pages
Published:  2009, Australia, 1st Edition
SB#:  050860 (400)

About This Book

A thousand years of Cambodian epigraphy - from the 7th Century to the 15th - come to life in this handsome hardbound set. Prof. Jenner dissects every single word from more than 1,100 inscriptions, tracing etymologies back to Sanskrit and Pali and forward to modern Khmer and Thai. Jenner draws on a century of French and Cambodian scholarship - never translated into English - as well as his own authoritative translation of the Old Khmer texts to produce an unparalleled reference to the complete corpus of Cambodian inscriptions. This Angkorian dictionary benefits from close grammatical descriptions of each text in a corpus nearly complete as of the year 2000 and from the pioneer work of the author's French and Khmer predecessors and colleagues. In two volumes.

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