Western Javanese

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Javanese Language - Dialects of Modern Javanese - Vocabulary Differences
... The vocabulary of standard Javanese is enriched by dialectal words ... For example, to get the meaning of "you", Western Javanese speakers say rika /rikaʔ/, Eastern Javanese use kon /kɔn/ or koen /kɔən/, and Central Javanese speakers say kowé /kowe/ ... Another example is the expression of "how" the Tegal dialect of Western Javanese uses kepribèn /kəpriben/, the Banyumasan dialect of Western Javanese employs kepriwé /kəpriwe/ or ...

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