Sundanese language

SundaneseSundasubacBasa SundaOld SundanesesunSundanes
Sundanese (Basa Sunda, in Sundanese script ᮘᮞ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ, literally "language of Sunda") is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by the Sundanese.wikipedia
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Sundanese people

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Sundanese (Basa Sunda, in Sundanese script ᮘᮞ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ, literally "language of Sunda") is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by the Sundanese.
The Sundanese (Sundanese:, Urang Sunda) are an Austronesian ethnic group native to the western part of the Indonesian island of Java.

Java

JavaneseJava IslandJawa
It has approximately 39 million native speakers in the western third of Java; they represent about 15% of Indonesia's total population.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese: ) is an island of Indonesia, bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Java Sea on the north.

Javanese language

JavaneseOld JavaneseGêdrìk
Sundanese appears to be most closely related to Madurese and Malay, and more distantly related to Javanese. Similar systems of speech levels are found in Javanese, Madurese, Balinese and Sasak.
Its closest relatives are the neighbouring languages such as Sundanese, Madurese and Balinese.

Bantenese language

BanteneseBantenWestern dialect
Western dialect, spoken in the provinces of Banten and some parts of Lampung;
Bantenese language, Western Sundanese language or Western Sundanese dialect is a dialect of Sundanese language spoken by the Bantenese and Sundanese native to Banten and the western side of Bogor Regency.

Bogor

BuitenzorgBogor, IndonesiaBo'''gor
Northern dialect, spoken in Bogor, and northwestern coastal areas of West Java;
Bogor (Sundanese: ᮘᮧᮌᮧᮁ, Dutch: Buitenzorg) is a city in the West Java province, Indonesia.

Malay language

MalayBahasa MelayuMalaysian
Sundanese appears to be most closely related to Madurese and Malay, and more distantly related to Javanese.
Some Malay dialects, however, show only limited mutual intelligibility with the standard language; for example, Kelantanese or Sarawakian pronunciation is difficult for many fellow Malaysians to understand, while Indonesian contains many words unfamiliar to speakers of Malaysian, some because of Javanese, Sundanese or other local language influence, and some because of the independent development of Indonesian slang and colloquial parlance.

Madurese language

MaduresemadMadurase
Sundanese appears to be most closely related to Madurese and Malay, and more distantly related to Javanese. Similar systems of speech levels are found in Javanese, Madurese, Balinese and Sasak.
Thus, despite apparent geographic spread, Madurese is more related to Balinese, Malay, Sasak, and Sundanese, than it is to Javanese, the language right next door.

Cirebon

CheribonCerbonCherilbon
Mid-east dialect, spoken in Cirebon, Majalengka and Indramayu,
Being on the border of Sundanese (i.e., West Java) and Javanese (i.e., Central Java) cultural regions, many of Cirebon's residents speak a dialect that is a mix of Sundanese and Javanese, known as Jawareh.

Bandung

BandoengBandeongBandung Basin
Southern or Priangan dialect, spoken in Sukabumi, Cianjur, Bandung, Garut and Tasikmalaya
Sundanese language is often spoken as the first language and is commonly used as informal language for communication in streets, school, campus, work, and markets, while Indonesian—Indonesia's national language and a lingua franca among its many ethnic units—is used as the lingua franca, the official language and the language of government, businesses, and instruction at schools.

Lampung

Lampung ProvinceLampongLampung I
Western dialect, spoken in the provinces of Banten and some parts of Lampung;
The pluralistic society of Lampung uses various languages, including Indonesian, Javanese, Sundanese, Balinese, Minangkabau and Lampung.

Banten

Banten ProvinceBantamBantam Residency
Western dialect, spoken in the provinces of Banten and some parts of Lampung; The regional government of West Java and Banten are currently promoting the use of Standard Sundanese script (Aksara Sunda Baku) in public places and road signs.

Pegon script

PegonGundhulArabic (Pegon)
The Sundanese later then developed their own alphabet, the Old Sundanese script (Aksara Sunda Kuno). After the arrival of Islam, the Pegon script is also used, usually for religious purposes.
Pegon is an Arabic alphabet used to write the Javanese and Sundanese languages, as an alternative to the Latin alphabet or the Javanese script and the old Sundanese script.

Tasikmalaya

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Southern or Priangan dialect, spoken in Sukabumi, Cianjur, Bandung, Garut and Tasikmalaya

Sukabumi

citySoekaboemiSoekabumi
Southern or Priangan dialect, spoken in Sukabumi, Cianjur, Bandung, Garut and Tasikmalaya

Ciamis

Southeast dialect, spoken in Ciamis, Pangandaran, Banjar and Cilacap (Central Java).

Jakarta

BataviaJakarta, IndonesiaDjakarta
The harbour area became known as Sunda Kelapa (Sundanese: ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ ᮊᮜᮕ) and by the 14th century, it was a major trading port for the Sunda kingdom.

Sasak language

Sasaksas
Similar systems of speech levels are found in Javanese, Madurese, Balinese and Sasak.
The two other branches are Sundanese and Madurese.

Cirebonese people

CireboneseCirebon
Their language, Cirebonese, is a mixture of Javanese and Sundanese language, with a heavier influence from Javanese, and as such is variably classified as either a dialect of both of those languages or as an independent language.

Bantenese people

Bantenesepeople of Banten
The most dominant language is Sundanese.

West Java

Sundawestwestern Java
The regional government of West Java and Banten are currently promoting the use of Standard Sundanese script (Aksara Sunda Baku) in public places and road signs.
In addition to Indonesian, the official national language, the other widely spoken language in the province is Sundanese.

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Malayo-PolynesianMalayo-Polynesian languageMalayo-Polynesian language group
Sundanese (Basa Sunda, in Sundanese script ᮘᮞ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ, literally "language of Sunda") is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by the Sundanese.
The Nuclear Malayo-Polynesian languages are spoken by about 230 million people and include Malay (Indonesian and Malaysian), Sundanese, Javanese, Buginese, Balinese, Acehnese; and also the Oceanic languages, including Tolai, Gilbertese, Fijian, and Polynesian languages such as Hawaiian, Māori, Samoan, Tahitian, and Tongan.

Sundanese script

SundaneseOld SundaneseSunda script
Sundanese (Basa Sunda, in Sundanese script ᮘᮞ ᮞᮥᮔ᮪ᮓ, literally "language of Sunda") is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by the Sundanese. The Sundanese later then developed their own alphabet, the Old Sundanese script (Aksara Sunda Kuno). After the arrival of Islam, the Pegon script is also used, usually for religious purposes. The regional government of West Java and Banten are currently promoting the use of Standard Sundanese script (Aksara Sunda Baku) in public places and road signs.
*Sundanese language

Sundanese (Unicode block)

Sundanese
Sundanese (Unicode block)
Sundanese is a Unicode block containing modern characters for writing the Sundanese script of the Sundanese language of the island of Java, Indonesia.

Baduy people

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The Baduy speak a dialect derived from archaic Sundanese.