Together with the large drum placed right at the entrance to the gallery, with a caption stating that it was used for calling Darul Islam soldiers to prayers, these images permit the inference that the curators sought to depict the couple and their followers as traditional Javanese and Sundanese
characters, rather than as "orthodox" or "fanatical" Muslims.
As a result of more interethnic and interreligious marriages in my family, my extended relatives belong to at least three different ethnic groups: Javanese, Chinese and Sundanese
I like Sundanese
[western Javanese] white; [it is] transparent.
We also included the wild shrub Tithonia diversifolia (known as kipait in local Sundanese
There's one foreigner living not that far from Bandung who has been buying thousands of cassettes of traditional Sundanese
music and shipping them of to his homeland.
Indigenous place based cultural groups (Goebel, 2010), so named because of their regional locations, include the Javanese, Sundanese
, Bantenese, Betawi, Tengger, Osing and Badui from Java; the Madurese from Madura; Malays, Batak, Minangkabau, Acehnese, Lampung and Kubu groups from Sumatra; the Dayak and Banjar from Kalimantan; Makassarese, Buginese, Mandar, Minhasa, Gorontalonese, Toraja and Bajau from Sulawesi; the Balinese and Sasak from the Sunda Islands; Nuaulu, Manusela and Wemale from the Moluccas; and Dani, Bauzi and Asmat from Papua.
The second largest group, the Sundanese
(15 percent, 31 million people), are native to West Java, where they make up 74 percent of the population.
Earlier, in a rare act of praise for Omar al-Bashir, the Sundanese
president, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, the UN Security Council said its members "appreciate" his stance on the referendum.
In addition to these ethnic groups, there are also Tionghoa/Chinese, Minang/Padangese, Buginese, Javanese, Maduranese, Sundanese
and other minority ethnic groups.
This evolutionary process towards diglossia (rather than an informal variety that was not diglossic) may have been influenced by speakers of diglossic languages like Javanese and Sundanese
feeling a need to interact in a diglossic fashion with other Indonesians.
7) Word formation patterns for causes are grammaticalized in some languages, as is the case in Sundanese
, which has a reason nominalizer (Comrie and Thompson 1985:356-357).
According to Nurlaelawati (2010), in relation to inheritance matters, Sundanese
people in Cianjur and Rangkasbitung generally divide the estate according to Islamic rules and not customary norms, whilst in most Muslim regions of Indonesia inheritance is more a matter for customary law.