Pronunciation: ( jav"u-nēz', -nēs', jä"vu-), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -nese.
of or pertaining to the island of Java, its people, or their language.
1. a member of the native Malayan people of Java, esp. of that branch of it in the central part of the island.
2. the Austronesian language of central Java.
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