Javanese Plural

If you're trying to learn Javanese Plural you will find some useful resources including a course about Plural and Singular... 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 Plural

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

Javanese Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers. Here are some examples:

English PluralJavanese Plural
Pluralakeh
my bookbukuku
my booksbuku-bukuku
our daughteranakku
our daughtersanak-anakku
I'm coldaku kademen
we're coldkita kadhemen
his chickenspitike dheweke
their chickenpitike kita

Notice the structure of the Plural in Javanese.

List of Plurals in Javanese

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Javanese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Javanese vocabulary.

English PluralJavanese Plural
alligatorboyo
alligatorsboyo-boyo
bearberuang
bearsberuang-beruang
birdmanuk
birdsmanuk-manuk
bullbantheng
bullsbantheng-bantheng
catkucing
catskucing-kucing
cowsapi
cowssapi-sapi
deerwedus
many deerwedus-wedus
dogasu
dogsasu-asu
donkeykeledai
donkeyskeledai-keledai
eagleelang
eagleselang-elang
elephantgajah
elephantsgajah-gajah
giraffejerapah
giraffesjerapah-jerapah
goatwedus
goatswedus-wedus
horsejaran
horsesjaran-jaran
lionsinga
lionssinga-singa
monkeykethek
monkeyskethek-kethek
mousetikus
micetikus-tikus
rabbittrewelu
rabbitstrewelu-trewelu
snakeulo
snakesulo-ulo
tigermacan
tigersmacan-macan
wolfserigala
wolvesserigala-serigala

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Javanese. Once you're done with Javanese Plural, 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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