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New Article on Ethnicity

Dear Readers,

As we continue working on ethnicity in Indonesia, we have just published a journal article, “Declining Dominance of an Ethnic Group in a Large Multi-Ethnic Developing Country: the Case of the Javanese in Indonesia”, … 264 more words

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Aktor lan Aktris

Rong tembung iki tegesé padha jroning basa Jawa lan Indonésia. Tembung aktor ateges ‘paraga lanang’ (maskulin), déné aktris ‘paraga wadon’ (féminin). Tembung kang nétral génder (dudu maskulin dudu féminin) yaiku… 406 more words

Javanese

Lastri (bagian) 22

“Mangan sik lagek mulih yo?”

“Nggak, ngko dienteni Emak.”

“Diluk ae.”

“Anakku selak luwe.”

Ora ndebat maneh, Tarno langsung nyetater sepeda motore. Ora sido mampir mangan, bengi iku akhire Tarno melu mangan nang omahe Lastri. 501 more words

Javanese Letters: The Obsoletes

Javanese writing system is famous for its ha-na-ca-ra-ka. They are the first five letters of the script which order resembles Aji Saka story. The name of the script is derived from these first letters. 373 more words

Javanese

Lastri (bagian) 21

“Yang, nontok bioskop yuk.”

“Lha lapo?”

“Kok lapo sih, yo nontok, cek romantis.”

“Nontok bioskop kok romantis, mending nontok bedes nang KBS.”

Marni kudu keselak. Wong wedok sing lagek masak iku krungu omongane ponakane karo pacare nang telpon. 351 more words

Salatiga dan Baper: ek, ik, dan ok itu tidak sama, Jendral!

Kowe arep nengdi, ek?

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Indonesia