Javanese

noun
Ja·​va·​nese | \ ˌja-və-ˈnēz, ˌjä- How to pronounce Javanese (audio) , -ˈnēs How to pronounce Javanese (audio) \
plural Javanese

Definition of Javanese

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

Other Words from Javanese

Javanese adjective

First Known Use of Javanese

1704, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Javanese

Java + -nese (as in Japanese)

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The first known use of Javanese was in 1704

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“Javanese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Javanese. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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