Javanese

/dʒavəˈniz/ (say jahvuh'neez)

adjective
1. of or relating to the island of Java, its people, or their language.
noun
2. (plural Javanese) a member of the indigenous Malayan people of Java, especially that branch of it in the central part of the island.
3. the Javanese people collectively.
4. the language of central Java, of the Austronesian family.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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