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A sophistication unfolds in a new dictionary

  • Nikolaos van Dam

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JAKARTA | Sun, February 15 2009 | 11:48 am
A sophistication unfolds in a new dictionary (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama) (JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)

PREMIUM Those who imagine Bahasa Indonesia to be a simple language will soon discover its sophistication if they make a serious effort to get acquainted with its literature and other writings. It may be relatively easy to learn some basic Indonesian, but when it comes to the more sophisticated variety, one is easily confronted with its linguistic complexities. Actually, it is not only foreigners w...

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