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(ˌsʌn dəˈniz, -ˈnis)

n., pl. -nese.
1. a member of a people of W Java.
2. the Austronesian language of the Sundanese.
[1875–80; Sunda (Islands) + -n- (as in Javanese, etc.) + -ese]
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Noun1.Sundanese - the Indonesian language spoken in the Lesser Sunda Islands
Bahasa, Bahasa Indonesia, Indonesian - the dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia
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Malay was actually a native language only for a minority, but had become, through the centuries, a lingua franca across the Indonesian archipelago for trade, even as people used, in their homes and everyday relationships, their own mother language, the most widely spoken ones being Javanese, Sundanese and Balinese.
Thank you for inviting me to go to Hajj," Uhi said in Sundanese, his local dialect, during an interview with Arab News in his house on Tuesday.
It also called on the Sudanese parties to resume negotiations for the establishment of a civilian transitional government capable of easing tensions and providing concrete responses to the legitimate aspirations of the Sundanese people.
He said that the decreased exchange rate of the Sundanese pound made RJ lose JD4.2 million ($5.9 million), and the Royal Wings losses made RJ incur JD3.9 million ($5.5 million) losses.
He said that the decreased exchange rate of the Sundanese pound made RJ lose JD4.2 million, and the Royal Wings losses made RJ incur JD3.9 million losses.
The Willow Globe Company will perform Pericles from May 17 to 19, and there will be a family therapy talk using Shakespeare on June 8, and up to 20 Sundanese Gamalan perfomers from London and Indonesia will run a workshop and performance on June 22.
2012 - George Clooney, above, and other prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience.
If you are in the capital, Jakarta, a comfortable three-hour city-link train will take you to the historic city of Bandung, the heart of the Sundanese people and the capital of West Java province.
The bulk is Javanese, including Old Javanese with 234 followed by 151 manuscripts from Bali and Lombok, 82 Malay manuscripts, 4 Sundanese including Old Sundanese, 47 Buginese/Makassarese, 6 Lampung, 68 Batak, 9 Arabic, 5 Dutch, 1 Ngaju Dayak, 1 Sanskrit, and 1 manuscript in the language of Bima.
Khartoum, July 25 (SUNA) -- Deputy Chairman of Higher Committee of Sundanese Relations with BRICS countries, Dr.
The move came weeks after a televised interview with Saudi satellite channel Al-Arabiya, in which Sundanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, threatened to resort to the U.N.
Besides the rock formation, the geopark also has several waterfalls, a turtle conservation area, caves and a Sundanese cultural centre.