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Cross-Cultural Influences on the Language of the Sri Lankan Malays

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Although Sri Lanka has had links with the Malays from ancient times, the Sri Lankan Malays trace their ancestry only from the mid-seventeenth century. Taking into account the process of global commercial interactions and territorial expansion, this paper demonstrates the effects of cross-cultural contact in the language of the Sri Lanka Malays illustrated through typological alterations and lexical changes in a multilingual and multicultural setting.

Affiliations: 1: Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, London WC1B 5DS, England;, Email: shihan.desilva@sas.ac.uk

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2009-06-01
2016-12-10

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