Sundanese

[ˌsʌndə'ni:z]
noun (plural same)
1》 a member of a mainly Muslim people of western Java.
2》 the Indonesian language of the Sundanese.
adjective relating to the Sundanese or their language.
Origin
from Sundanese Sunda, the western part of Java, + -ese.

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  • Sundanese — /ˈsʌndənɪz/ (say sunduhneez) noun 1. (plural Sundanese) a member of a group of people native to western Java. 2. the Sundanese people collectively. 3. Also, Sunda. the Austronesian language of this people. –adjective 4. of or relating to the… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Sundanese — ISO 639 3 Code : sun ISO 639 2/B Code : sun ISO 639 2/T Code : sun ISO 639 1 Code : su Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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  • Sundanese — noun the Indonesian language spoken in the Lesser Sunda Islands • Hypernyms: ↑Indonesian, ↑Bahasa Indonesia, ↑Bahasa …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sundanese alphabet — Aksara Sunda ᮃᮊ᮪ᮞᮛ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ Type Abugida Languages Sundanese …   Wikipedia

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