Scope and Contents
A vocabulary of Bajau (Sra) as spoken by the Bajans of the East Coast of British North Borneo, 84 pages, containing English and Bajan words in parallel columns, in alphabetical order of English. Some pencilled notes give the Tempasuk equivalent of certain words.
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Biographical / Historical
Richard Martin Oscar Cook was Assistant District Officer, Simporna, British North Borneo, at the time when he compiled the vocabulary.
.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper
Language of Materials
Creoles and pidgins, English-based
Former / Other Reference
MSS 34 V
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 74.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by R.M.O. Cook, 1939.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Cook, Richard Martin Oscar, fl 1914-1939
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