Javanese Articles

If you're trying to learn Javanese Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... 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 Articles

Learning the Javanese Articles 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 Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Javanese.

Javanese articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesJavanese Articles
articles
the
a
one
some
few
the bookbuku
the books buku-buku
a booksiji buku
one booksiji buku
some bookspirang-pirang buku
few bookspirang-pirang buku

Notice the structure of the Articles in Javanese.

List of Articles in Javanese

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Javanese. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Javanese vocabulary.

English VocabularyJavanese Vocabulary
Foodpanganan
almondskenari
breadroti
breakfastsarapan
buttermentega
candypermen
cheesekeju
chickenpitik
cumin
dessert(javanese does not know dessert in their meal)
dinnermangan bengi
fishiwak banyu
fruitbuah/woh
ice creameskrim
lambcempe
lemonjeruk lemon
lunchmangan awan
mealcemilan
meatdaging
ovenoven
peppermerica
plantswit-witan
porkbabi
saladselada
saltuyah
sandwichsandwich
sausagesaos
soupsup
sugargula
supper-
turkeykalkun
appleapel
bananagedhang
orangesjeruk
peachespersik
peanutkacang
pearspir
pineapplenanas
grapesanggur
strawberriesstrawberry
vegetablessayuran
carrotwortel
cornjagung
cucumbertimun
garlicbawang
lettuceselada
oliveszaitun
onionsbrambang
pepperslombok
potatoeskenthang
pumpkinwaluh
beansbuncis
tomatoestomat

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Javanese. Once you're done with Javanese Articles, 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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