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


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