By William D. Davies
Madurese is an immense local language of Indonesia, with a few 14 million audio system, usually at the island of Madura and adjoining elements of Java, making it the fourth biggest language of Indonesia after Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese. there isn't any present entire descriptive grammar of the language, with present reports being both sketches of the complete grammar, or special descriptions of phonology and morphology or a few specific issues inside those parts of the grammar. there is not any competing paintings that offers the breadth and intensity of insurance of this grammar, particularly (though now not solely) in regards to syntax.
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