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Javanese

[jav-uh-neez, -nees, jah-vuh-] /ˌdʒæv əˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌdʒɑ və-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the island of Java, its people, or their language.
noun, plural Javanese.
2.
a member of the native Malayan people of Java, especially of that branch of it in the central part of the island.
3.
the Austronesian language of central Java.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; Javan (Jav(a) + -an) + -ese
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British Dictionary definitions for Javanese

Javanese

/ˌdʒɑːvəˈniːz/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Java, its people, or the Javanese language
noun
2.
(pl) -nese. a native or inhabitant of Java
3.
a Malayo-Polynesian language of Central and Eastern Java
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