ꦗꦮ

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Javanese[edit]

Other scripts
Carakan ꦗꦮ
Roman jawa (standard),
djawa (outdated),
jowo (nonstandard)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Javanese jawa (grain)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Standard) /dʒɔ.wɔ/
  • IPA(key): (Banyumasan) /dʒa.waʔ/
  • (Standard) Rhymes: -wɔ
  • (Banyumasan) Rhymes: -waʔ
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧wa

Proper noun[edit]

ꦗꦮ (Jawa)

  1. Java (an island in Indonesia)
  2. (linguistics) Javanese: An indigenous language spoken by Javanese people.

Noun[edit]

ꦗꦮ (Jawa)

  1. (anthropology) Javanese: a person belonging to the Javanese people (one of the indigenous groups native to Java island).

Noun[edit]

ꦗꦮ (jawa)

  1. Javanese:
    1. (botany) barley
    2. (botany) coffee (a blend of coffee imported from Java island)
    3. (botany) grain
    4. (botany) millet
    5. (botany) tamarind
    6. (zoology) Javanese cat
    7. (zoology) Javan hawk-eagle
    8. (zoology) Javan tiger
    9. (zoology) Javan leopard
    10. (zoology) Javan rhinoceros
  2. indigenous, native
  3. the land of Javanese royals
  4. cultured, civilized

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Banyumasan: jawa
  • Betawi: jawa
  • English: java (learned)
  • Indonesian: jawa
  • Malay: jawa

Further reading[edit]

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015), “Jawa”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN