Sundanese

1 of 2

adjective

Sun·​da·​nese
¦səndə¦nēz,
-ēs
1
: of, relating, or belonging to the Sundanese or their language
2
[Sunda isles, islands of the Malay archipelago + English -nese (as in Chinese)] : inhabiting or native to the Sunda Islands

Sundanese

2 of 2

noun

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plural Sundanese
1
: one of the people of western Java
2
: the Austronesian language of the Sundanese people

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Malay Sunda western Java + English -nese (as in Chinese)

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“Sundanese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sundanese. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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