Javanese Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Javanese Adverbs you will find some useful resources including a course about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Javanese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Javanese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Javanese Adverbs

Learning the Javanese Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Javanese language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Javanese.

Javanese adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsJavanese Adverbs
adverbsketerangan
I read a book sometimesaku kadang-kadang moco buku
I will never smokeaku ora tau ngrokok
are you alone?awakmu dewean?

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Javanese.

List of Adverbs in Javanese

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Javanese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Javanese vocabulary.

English AdverbsJavanese Adverbs
adverbs of timeketerangan wektu
yesterdaywingi
todaydina ini
tomorrowsesuk
nowsaiki
thenterus
latermengko
tonightmbengi iki
right nowsaiki
last nightmau bengi
this morningesuk iki
next weekminggu ngarep
alreadywis
recentlylagi ae/akhir-akhir iki
latelyakhir-akhir iki
soon
immediately
stillisih
yetdurung
agokepungkur (one year ago= tahun wingi/tahun kepungkur)
adverbs of placeketerangan papan
herening kene
therening kono
over therening kono
everywherenendi-nendi
anywherenendi ae
nowhereora nendi-nendi
homeomah
awaylungo
outmetu
adverbs of mannerketerangan cara
verybanget
quite
prettybanget
reallybener-bener
fastcepet
wellapik
hardatos
quicklycepet
slowlyalon
carefullyati-ati
hardlymeh ora
barelymeh ora
mostly
almostmeh
absolutelyjelas
togetherbareng-bareng
alonedewekan
adverbs of frequencyketerangan frekuensi
alwaysmesti
frequentlysering
usuallybiasane
sometimeskadang-kadang
occasionallykadang-kadang
seldomjarang
rarelyjarang
neverora tau/ora pernah

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Javanese. Once you're done with Javanese Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Javanese lessons here: Learn Javanese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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