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  • proper n. A Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in parts of Sulawesi, Indonesia

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  • Its shareware sister font, Code2000, already has a number of the new scripts, including New Tai Lue and Buginese.

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  • Code2000, already has a number of the new scripts, including New Tai Lue and Buginese.

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  • Aru, for the Buginese, was at the farthest extreme of imaginable travel.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The Aru Islands may have been famously enticing among Buginese sea traders, but for most British naturalists they were distant and alien beyond imagining.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The merchants of Macassar, both the Buginese and the immigrant Chinese, dealt in a wide variety of natural products from throughout the Malay region—rattan from Borneo, sandalwood and beeswax from Flores and Timor, sea cucumber from the Gulf of Carpentaria, cajuputi oil from Bouru, as well as staples such as rice and coffee.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The Halmahera freighter is only a metal epigone of a big Buginese prau like the one that carried Wallace before the westerly monsoon.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • He was headed back eastward, into a remote region of the archipelago that was known to Buginese and Dutch traders but not to naturalists of the English-speaking world: the northern Moluccas.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • But not every Buginese trader was daring enough to make the Aru pilgrimage.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • At other times the route was impossible instead of just dangerous, since Buginese praus were no good at tacking upwind.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Buginese regained control of coronation regalia, possession of which was key to ruler's legitimization.

    2. Southeast Asia, 1500-1800

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