Sinhalese and Javanese as Minority Language
In Sinhalese and Javanese speaking countries you will get the countries which have Sinhalese and Javanese as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Sinhalese as minority language: Not spoken in any of the countries.
- Javanese as minority language: Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, Suriname.
If you want to compare Sinhalese and Javanese dialects, then you can go to Sinhalese vs Javanese Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Sinhalese and Javanese Regulators
Sinhalese and Javanese speaking countries provide you Sinhalese and Javanese regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Hela Havula (හෙළ හවුල) regulates Sinhalese language.Javanese is not regulated. Also get to learn, Sinhalese and Javanese Language History.
Sinhalese and Javanese Continents
Thinking about Sinhalese and Javanese continents in which Sinhalese and Javanese speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Sinhalese and Javanese. Most of the Sinhalese speaking countries lie in Asia. While Javanese speaking countries lie in Asia. 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 Sinhalese and Javanese languages:
Sinhalese Interesting Facts:
- In Sinhalese language, there are many loanwords from Dravidian languages mainly Tamil, Portuguese, Dutch and English.
- Sinhalese language has it own script/ writing system.
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.
The Sinhalese language was derived from Sanskrit Language and is similar to Maldivian Language whereas Sinhalese language is similar to Madurese, Sundanese and Balinese Languages and derived from Not Available.