Javanese Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Javanese Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... 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 Vocabulary

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

Javanese vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyJavanese Vocabulary
colorswerna
blackireng
bluebiru
browncoklat
grayabu-abu
greenijo
orangekuning telo
purpleungu
redabang
whiteputih
yellowkuning
sizesukuran
biggedhe
deepjeru
longdawa
narrowciut
shortcendak/cekak
smallcilik
talldhuwur
thickkandel
thintipis
wideombo
shapesbentuk
circularbunder
straightjejeg
squarekothak
triangularsegitiga
tastesrasa
bitterpahit
freshseger
saltyasin
sourasem
spicypedes
sweetlegi
qualitiessifat
badelek
cleanresik
darkpeteng
difficultangel
dirtyreged
drygaring
easygampang
emptykosong
expensivelarang
fastcepet
foreign
fullkebek
goodapik
hardatos
heavyabot
inexpensivemurah
lightentheng
locallokal
newberita
noisyribut
oldtuo
powerfulkuat
quietsepi
correctbener
slowalon
softlembut
verybanget
weaklemes/loyo
wetteles
wrongsalah
youngnom
quantitiesjumlah
fewsithik
littlesithik
manyakeh
muchakeh
partsebagian
somepirang-pirang
a fewpirang-pirang
wholekabeh

List of Vocabulary in Javanese

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

English VocabularyJavanese Vocabulary
armtangan
backpunggung
cheekspipi
chestdada
chinbathuk
earkuping
elbowsikut
eyemata
facerai
fingerdriji
fingersdriji-driji
footsikil
hairrambut
handtangan
headsirah
heartati
kneedengkul
legsikil
liplambe
mouthcangkem
neckgulu
noseirung
shoulderpundak
stomachweteng
teethuntu
thighkempol
throattenggorokan
thumbjempol
toetungkak
tongueilat
toothuntu
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
numbersangka
onesiji
twoloro
threetelu
fourpapat
fivelima
sixenem
sevenpitu
eightwolu
ninesanga
tensepuluh
elevensewelas
twelverolas
thirteentelulas
fourteenpatbelas
fifteenlimalas
sixteennembelas
seventeenpitulas
eighteenwolulas
nineteensangalas
twentyrongpuluh
hundredsatus
one thousandsewu
millionsak juta
Ordinal Numbersnomer urutan
firstpertama
secondnomer loro
thirdnomer telu
fourthnomer papat
fifthnomer lima
sixthnomer nem
seventhnomer pitu
eighthnomer wolu
ninthnomer sanga
tenthnomer sepuluh
eleventhnomer sewelas
twelfthnomer rolas
thirteenthnomer telulas
fourteenthnomer patbelas
fifteenthnomer limalas
sixteenthnomer nembelas
seventeenthnomer pitulas
eighteenthnomer wolulas
nineteenthnomer sangalas
twentiethnomer rong puluh
onceping pisan
twiceping pindo

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