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Javanese

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noun Ja·va·nese \ˌja-və-ˈnēz, ˌjä-, -ˈnēs\

Definition of Javanese

plural

Javanese

  1. 1 :  a member of an Indonesian people inhabiting the island of Java

  2. 2 :  an Austronesian language of the Javanese people

Javanese

adjective


Origin and Etymology of javanese

Java + -nese (as in Japanese)


First Known Use: 1704

Rhymes with javanese

Ambonese, Androcles, Annamese, antifreeze, Assamese, Balinese, Bengalese, Bhutanese, Bolognese, Brooklynese, Cantonese, Cervantes, Ceylonese, Chersonese, Congolese, cottage cheese, diocese, expertise, Faeroese, federalese, fifth disease, Genovese, gourmandise, Hebrides, Heracles, Hercules, Hyades, ill at ease, in a breeze, Japanese, Johnsonese, journalese, Kanarese, legalese, litotes, manganese, Milanese, Nepalese, Nipponese, overseas, Pekingese, Pericles, Pleiades, Portuguese, Pyrenees, shoot the breeze, Siamese, Sienese, Silures, Sinhalese, Socrates, Sophocles, Sporades, to one's knees


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