Jump to content

Javanese leid

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
"Bahasa Jawi" redirects here. For the Malay dialect spoken in Pattani, Thailand, see Pattani Malay.
ꦧꦱꦗꦮ (Basa Jawa)
Native taeJava (Indonesie),
Suriname, New Caledon
EthnicityJavanese, Osing, Tenggerese
Native speakers
100 million (2011)[1]
Early form
Javanese alphabet (optional)
Pegon alphabet (releegious use)
Latin (general)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1jv
ISO 639-2jav
ISO 639-3Variously:
jav – Javanese
jvn – Caribbean Javanese
jas – New Caledonian Javanese
osi – Osing
tes – Tenggerese
kaw – Old Javanese
Dark green: auries whaur Javanese
is the majority leid. Licht green:
whaur it is a minority leid.

Javanese /ɑːvəˈnz/[2] (Javanese: ꦧꦱꦗꦮ basa Jawa; Indonesie: bahasa Jawa) is the leid o the Javanese fowk frae the central an eastren pairts o the island o Java, in Indonesie. Thare are an aa pockets o Javanese speakers in the northren coast o wastren Java. It is the native leid o mair nor 100,000,000 fowk (mair nor 43% o tot population in Indonesie).

Javanese is pairt o the Austronesian faimily. Maist speakers o Javanese an aa speak Indonesie: for offeecial an commercial purposes, an tae communicate wi non-Javanese Indonesies.

Thare are speakers o Javanese in Malaysie (concentratit in the states o Selangor an Johor) an Singapore. Some fowk o Javanese strynd in Suriname (the Dutch colony o Suriname till 1975) speak a creole descendant o the leid.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007
  2. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]