Javanese national language and Javanese as a Second Language
Javanese speaking countries include both countries with Javanese national language and Javanese as a second language. Check if Javanese language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.
- Javanese is national language of Indonesia.
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Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.
- Javanese is not spoken as second language.
The Javanese countries mentioned under Javanese Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak Javanese language.
Javanese as minority language
Countries with Javanese as minority language are also included in Javanese speaking countries.
- Javanese is spoken as minority language in Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, Suriname.
Along with Javanese speaking countries check out Javanese speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.
- Continent wise Javanese speaking countries mainly lie in Asia.
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Javanese Regulator and Facts
Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate Javanese language are Javanese regulators. Javanese is not regulated. The regulatory bodies of Javanese lie in Javanese speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Javanese:
- 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.
The Javanese language is derived from Not Available and is closely related to Madurese, Sundanese and Balinese Languages.