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Soenjono Dardjowidjojo: The national linguistic icon

  • Setiono Sugiharto


Jakarta | Mon, November 3 2008 | 10:18 am

PREMIUM The old aphorism "old soldiers never die, they only fade away" doesn't really apply to Soenjono Dardjowidjojo. At age 70, Soenjono, now professor emeritus in linguistics, has neither "died" in spirit nor faded away from the linguistic landscape. A veteran linguist who enjoys international recognition, he has not lost one iota of his charm and eloquence in advan...