What kind of language is Javanese?

Javanese language, member of the Western, or Indonesian, branch of the Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian) language family, spoken as a native language by more than 68 million persons living primarily on the island of Java.

Which country use Javanese language?

Javanese language

Native to Java (Indonesia)
Ethnicity Javanese • Banyumasan • Cirebonese • Osing • Tenggerese
Native speakers 82 million (2007)
Language family Austronesian Malayo-Polynesian Javanese

Is Javanese a real language?

Javanese is a regional language that has the largest number of speakers in Indonesia. This language is used not only in Java Island, but also in other islands in Indonesia. Due to its vast distribution of usage, Javanese has many variations, both geographically and socially.

Whats is Javanese?

Definition of Javanese 1 : a member of an Indonesian people inhabiting the island of Java. 2 : an Austronesian language of the Javanese people.

What is thank you in Balinese?

Useful phrases in Balinese

Phrase Balinese
Sorry Ampura
Please Tempat
Thank you Suksema (inf) Suksma Matur suksema (frm)
Reply to thank you Mawali Suksema mawali

What is the history of Javanese?

Like most Indonesian ethnic groups, including the Sundanese of West Java, the Javanese are of Austronesian origins whose ancestors are thought to have originated in Taiwan, and migrated through the Philippines to reach Java between 1,500BC and 1,000BC.

What is Java first name?

The language was initially called Oak after an oak tree that stood outside Gosling’s office. Later the project went by the name Green and was finally renamed Java, from Java coffee, a type of coffee from Indonesia.

Where is the island of Java?

Java, also spelled Djawa or Jawa, island of Indonesia lying southeast of Malaysia and Sumatra, south of Borneo (Kalimantan), and west of Bali. Java is home to roughly half of Indonesia’s population and dominates the country politically and economically.