Javanese and Xhosa as Minority Language
In Javanese and Xhosa speaking countries you will get the countries which have Javanese and Xhosa as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Javanese as minority language: Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, Suriname.
- Xhosa as minority language: Botswana, Lesotho.
If you want to compare Javanese and Xhosa dialects, then you can go to Javanese vs Xhosa Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Javanese and Xhosa Regulators
Javanese and Xhosa speaking countries provide you Javanese and Xhosa regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Javanese is not regulated.Xhosa is not regulated. Also get to learn, Javanese and Xhosa Language History.
Javanese and Xhosa Continents
Thinking about Javanese and Xhosa continents in which Javanese and Xhosa speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Javanese and Xhosa. Most of the Javanese speaking countries lie in Asia. While Xhosa speaking countries lie in Africa. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of Javanese and Xhosa languages:
Javanese Interesting Facts:
- The Javanese group is the largest ethnic group in Indonesian.
- The earliest writing in Javanese dates from the 4th Century AD, at that time Javanese was written with the Pallava alphabet.
Xhosa Interesting Facts:
- Xhosa has 15 click sounds, borrowed from the khoi-khoi and san languages of the South Africa.
- The same sequence of consonants and vowels can have different meaning when said with different tones, so Xhosa is tonal.
The Javanese language was derived from Not Available and is similar to Madurese, Sundanese and Balinese Languages whereas Javanese language is similar to Zulu, Swazi, and Ndebele and derived from Khoi-Khoi and San Languages.