Its later origin seems to have struck even native critics, for the author of the pada text did not receive it. '
I keep one grass-cutter for every two horses— pada dua-dua ekor kuda sahaya upah tukang-rumput saorang.
Here every word of the pada text occurs twice, being connected both with that which precedes and that which follows.
On Tuesday last about mid-day— pada hari Salasa yang sudah waktu tengah hari.
On the 5th inst., at three oclock on Thursday morning— pada lima tarikh pukul tiga malam5 Khamis.