Sundanese language

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Sundanese language:

see Malayo-Polynesian languagesMalayo-Polynesian languages
, sometimes also called Austronesian languages
, family of languages estimated at from 300 to 500 tongues and understood by approximately 300 million people in Madagascar; the Malay Peninsula; Indonesia and New Guinea; the Philippines;
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85) The name Dakar, however, has a hidden meaning because it is also a Javanese and Sundanese word for penis.
Especially considering the dubious status of Pangeran Dakar's Muslim identity at the time, having shed his symbols of being a haji and having entered into a relationship with a jinn maiden, I wonder whether kawin, an Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese word for marriage, which can also just mean sexual intercourse, would not have been a more fitting translation.