Maldivian / Dhivehi

Bell, H.C.P. 1919. “Appendices.”  W. Geiger,  Maldivian Linguistic Studies, Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society  27 (extra number), edited by H.C.P Bell. Reprinted in 1986. Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Bell, H.C.P. 1922-35.  “Excerpta Maldiviana.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Ceylon Branch, 29.75: 99-104, 29.76: 194-214, 29.77: 283-303, 30.78: 132-42, 30.79: 257-70, 30.80: 436-47, 31.81: 180-95, 31.82: 400-15, 31.83: 539-78, 32.84: 76-123, 32.85: 226-42, 32.86: 372-87, 33.87: 47-90. 33.88: 169-91. Reprinted as one volume in 1998. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services. Page references are to reprint edition

Bell, H.C.P. 1940. The Maldive Islands: Monograph on the History, Archaeology, and Epigraphy.  Colombo: Ceylon Government Press.  Reprinted in 1985.  Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Cain, Bruce. 1995.  “Maldivian prototypical passives and related constructions.” Anthropological Linguistics 37: 524-40

Cain, Bruce. 1999. An OT Account of Coalescence and Compensatory Lengthening in Dhivehi (Maldivian).  To appear in Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Lab

Cain, Bruce. 2000. Dhivehi (Maldivian): a synchronic and diachronic study. Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University

Cain, Bruce & J. Gair. 1995. Sinhala and Dhivehi comparative syntax: some questions about questions. Paper presented at South Asia Linguistics Association XVII

Cain, Bruce & J. Gair. 2000. Dhivehi (Maldivian). München: Lincom Europa (Languages of the World/Materials 63)

Chitty, S.C. 1830.  “On the affinity between Maldivian and Sinhalese languages.” Ceylon Government Gazette, December 11, 1830

De Silva, M.W.S. 1969.  “The phonological efficiency of the Maldivian writing system.”  Anthropological Linguistics 11.7: 199-209

De Silva, M.W.S. 1970. “Some affinities between Sinhalese and Maldivian.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (Ceylon Branch), n.s. 14: 20-27

De Silva, M.W.S. 1970. “Some observations on the history of Maldivian.” Transactions of the Philological Society of London

De Silva, M.W.S. 1979. Sinhalese and Other Island Languages in South Asia. (Ars Linguistica, 3).  Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag

Dhivehi Bahuge Gavaaidhu. (Grammar of the Dhivehi Language).  1984. Published in four volumes. Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Dhivehi Bas Foiy. (Dhivehi language book).  1985-1991.  Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Disanayake, J.B. 1986. “Maldivian and Sinhala: some phonological observations.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (Sri Lanka).  30: 81-100

Disanayake, J.B. & Hasan A. Maniku.  1986. “Isdhoo Loamaafaanu.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 32

Disanayake, J.B. & G.W. Wijayawardhana.  1987. “Some observations on the Maldivian Loamaafaanu copper plates of the twelfth century.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 31: 62-71

Fritz, Sonja.  1993. “Wilhelm Geigers Beitrag zur Erforschung des Dhivehi, der Staatssprache der Malediven.” (Wilhelm Geiger's Contribution to Research on Dhivehi, the Official Language of the Maldives.) Münchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft 54: 15-32

Fuller, Simon. 1985. DhivehiEnglish Dictionary and EnglishDhivehi Dictionary. 2 vols. Ms

Gair, James W. & Bruce D. Cain. 1996.  “Dhivehi writing.” Peter T. Daniels & william Bright (eds.). The World's Writing Systems. Oxford Press

Geiger, Wilhelm. 1900-1902. “Maldivische Studien IIII.”  Sitzungsberichte der phil.hist. der Kgl. Bayer. 3 vols. Akademie der Wissenschaften.  Munich

Geiger, Wilhelm. 1902.  “Etymological vocabulary of the Maldivian language.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Great Britain and Ireland. 1902 (third series). 909-38

Geiger, Wilhelm. 1919. “Maldivian linguistic studies.” (trans. of Maldivian Studien by J.C. Willis), Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 27 (extra number), edited by H.C.P. Bell.  Reprinted in 1986.  Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Gray, Albert.  1878. “The Maldive Islands with a vocabulary taken from Farancois Pyrard de Laval, 16021607.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, new series, 10: 181-2

Gray, Albert. (ed. and tr.), assisted by H.C.P. Bell.  1889. The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval . Vol. 12. London: Hakluyt Society

Institute for Teacher Education. 1991.  Glossary: English-Dhivehi, Dhivehi-English.  Male, Maldives: Institute for Teacher Education

Loamaafaanu: Transliteration, Translation and Notes on Paleography, Vol. 1. 1982. National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Maloney, Clarence. 1980. People of the Maldive Islands. Madras: Orient Longman

Maniku, Hassan Ahmed. 1995.  “Minun.” (Measurement). Vanavaru, 5

Maniku, Hassan Ahmed & J.B. Disanayake.  1990. Say it in Maldivian (Dhivehi).  Colombo: Lake House Publishers

Maniku, Hassan A. & G.D. Wijayawardhana. 1986.  Isdhoo Loamaafaanu. Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

Reynolds, C.H.B. 1974.  “Buddhism and the Maldivian language.” L. Cousins et al. (eds.). Buddhist Studies in Honour of I.B. Horner. Dordrecht-Holland: D. Reidel Publishing Co. 193-8

Reynolds, C.H.B. 1978. “Linguistic strands in the Maldives.” C. Maloney (ed.). Contributions to Asian Studies, Vol. II: Language and Civilization Change in South Asia. Leiden: E.J. Brill. 156-66

Reynolds, C.H.B. 1993. Maldives. (World Bibliographical Series, Volume 158).  Oxford: Clio Press

Saeed, Bodufenvalhugey Seedhee.  1959. Dhivehi Akuru (Dhivehi Letters). Male, Maldives

Saudiq, Abdullah.  1993. Bahuge Hamaige Aiymatee Foiy (Handbook on Correct Language).  Male, Maldives: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

Shishido, Masahiro.  1985. English Dhivehi Dictionary.  Male, Maldives: Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV).  Photocopied

Vitharana, V.  1997. Sri Lankan Maldivian Cultural Affinities. Mattegodagama, Polgasovita, Sri Lanka: Academy of Sri Lankan Culture

Wijayaratne, D.J.  1956. History of the Sinhalese Noun: A Morphological Study Based on Inscriptions.  University of Ceylon

Wijesundera, S., G.D. Wiyayawardhana, J.B. Disayanaka, H.A. Manik & M. Luthfie.  1988. Historical and Linguistic Survey of Dhivehi: Final Report. University of Colombo. Photocopied

Wilson, J. 1841. “Vocabulary of the Maldivian language, compiled by Lieut. W. Christopher.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 6: 42-76