Sundanese

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Etymology[edit]

The word "Sunda" may originate from Sanskrit, in which case it may mean either "light" or "water".

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  • IPA(key): /sʌndəˈniːz/
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Sundanese (plural Sundanese)

  1. A member of an ethnic group in the western part of the island of Java in Indonesia, numbering approximately 40 million.
    • 2014, Jacqueline Knörr, Creole Identity in Postcolonial Indonesia (page 177)
      While he is now revered as a local and national hero of the Betawi, according to older legends he was in fact a Sundanese who came to Batavia from Cirebon.

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Sundanese

  1. The language of the Sundanese people.
    Synonym: Basa Sunda
  2. The alphabet used to write the Sundanese language.

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Sundanese (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Sundanese people.

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