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Loanword phonology in Jahai

Burenhult, Niclas LU (2001) In Working Papers, Lund University, Dept. of Linguistics 48.
Abstract
Jahai, a language belonging to the Northern Aslian subgroup of the Aslian branch of Austroasiatic, is spoken by a community of approximately one thousand individuals in remote parts of Perak and Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia, and reportedly also by a small community in the adjacent part of

southernmost Thailand. Jahai speakers have long been in frequent contact with speakers of neighbouring languages, notably Temiar, a Central Aslian language, and Malay, the Austronesian majority language. Malay in particular has been an important source of borrowing, and a considerable portion of the Jahai vocabulary is of Malay origin. The present article describes the phonological changes that these words undergo when borrowed into Jahai1.
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  abstract     = {Jahai, a language belonging to the Northern Aslian subgroup of the Aslian branch of Austroasiatic, is spoken by a community of approximately one thousand individuals in remote parts of Perak and Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia, and reportedly also by a small community in the adjacent part of<br/><br>
southernmost Thailand. Jahai speakers have long been in frequent contact with speakers of neighbouring languages, notably Temiar, a Central Aslian language, and Malay, the Austronesian majority language. Malay in particular has been an important source of borrowing, and a considerable portion of the Jahai vocabulary is of Malay origin. The present article describes the phonological changes that these words undergo when borrowed into Jahai1.},
  author       = {Burenhult, Niclas},
  language     = {eng},
  series       = {Working Papers, Lund University, Dept. of Linguistics},
  title        = {Loanword phonology in Jahai},
  volume       = {48},
  year         = {2001},
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