Javanese
ꦧꦱꦗꦮ
باسا جاوا
Basa Jawa/Båså Jåwå
Aksara Jawa - basa.svg
Basa (language) written in the Javanese script
Pronounce [bɔsɔ d͡ʒɔwɔ]
Country Java (Indonesia)
Ethnicity 95 million Javanese in Indonesia (2011 census)
Speakers
82 million (2007)
Family
Early Forms
Old Javanese
  • Middle Javanese
Forms
Kawi
(Early standard form)
Surakartan Javanese
(Modern standard form)
Dialects Javanese dialects
Writing
Latin script
Javanese script
Pegon alphabet
AreaNoumea.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 jv
ISO 639-2 jav
ISO 639-3 Variously:
jav – Javanese
jvn – Caribbean Javanese
jas – New Caledonian Javanese
osi – Osing
tes – Tenggerese
kaw – Kawi
Glottolog java1253
Javanese language distribution.png
Dark green: areas where Javanese is the majority language. Light green: where it is a minority language.
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links