Javanese language


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Javanese 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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In addition to inheriting his father's profession, he also passed down his Lontar scribes, which are collections of thin palm leaves tied together with cotton string, inscribed with medicinal recipes, diagnoses and other ancient wisdoms written in Kawi, an old Javanese language still used in traditional arts and during ceremonies.
The lines are in the Javanese language, brought here by immigrants from neighbouring Central Java in Indonesia during the British colonial era - which many of their descendants still speak to this day.
Since he was knowledgeable about the Javanese language and culture, he was aware of what Dewi Sri stood for (Madinier 2011:3).
The name Ikimura makes people think that IIC is a Japanese company, but Abas explained that Ikimura comes from the Javanese language which means it's cheap.
The Javanese language consists of a complicated system of rules and
Javanese language and customs as well as culturally significant concepts, such as Pancasila, furnish just two examples of the types of shared knowledge and practice participants in the FGD's draw on when prioritizing common civic rather than separate religious identities.
The earliest rendition of this poem in Old Javanese language dates from the twelfth century.
The latter does exist, and is called Javanais (which is also French for the much more official Javanese language, so I'm afraid it's not a politically correct name, but c'est la vie ...).
''Have you committed yourself to get married with the man of your choice,'' asked the Sultan in ''Kromo Inggil,'' the most refined and elegant of the three forms of the Javanese language.
Kembangan is a noun in the Javanese language which literally means "flowering," but in music refers poetically to the intricate melodic figurations that characterize Javanese gamelan music.
"Suharto is physically okay, but he still has problems with his speech so the investigators even used the Javanese language to question him," Assegaf told journalists shortly after the probe finished.
One of the features used by the Javanese-Malays to define themselves is with regard to the use of the Javanese language. The Javanese-Malays in S village speak Javanese with each other in their daily life.(14) Besides the use of Javanese words, a Javanese-Malay can be distinguished by his/her peculiar pronunciation of the Malay language.