Thomas J. Conners
thomas.piernikowski at yale.edu
Mon Apr 22 22:33:53 UTC 2002
Could anyone possibly shed some light on the following.
in what language is the following sentence, which shows
up in Andrew Marvell's Rehearsal Transpros'd (1672) as a gibe at Samuel
Parker: "O Seytang Aurang Olanda bacalay Samatay."?
aurang = orang 'person' ?
olanda = belanda/wlanda 'Dutchman, Holland' ?
bacalay = baca 'read' + ?
I'd be greatful for any help.
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