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Syair Potong Gaji
Mal.-Pol. 91, Bibliothèque nationale, Paris;
Mal.-Pol. 96, Bibliothèque nationale, Paris.
text: 1831; manuscripts: 1935.
text: Singapore; manuscripts: Malacca.
732 words, comprising 152 verses.
to the stanzas (1-38) of the manuscript text.
- Editorial notes
- MS 96 is a copy of MS 91, which is now defective. The text presented here follows Mal.-Pol. 96 as far as 26b, after which Mal.-Pol. 91 resumes. Variants between the manuscripts, and with MHS are noted below.
- Muhammad Haji Salleh (ed.), Syair tantangan Singapura abad kesembilan belas, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 1994.
- Ian Proudfoot, “Abdullah vs Siami: Early Malay Verdicts on British Justice”, Journal of the Malaysian Branch, Royal Asiatic Society, 80.1 (June 2007): 1-16.
- Added: 1998
- The text was transcribed by Ian Proudfoot in Paris in 1982, and later checked and corrected against the printed edition of Muhammad Haji Salleh.