About the Javanese Language
Originating on the isle of Java in Indonesia, Javanese is spoken by 98 million people today. Nearly 45 percent of the Indonesian population use the language, and many of them are of Javan descent. Javanese communications are used in many areas of Malaysia and Singapore. As a result, the language is now having a strong impact on the modern usage development of the Indonesian language. The Javanese language is traditionally transcribed in Javanese script. The Javan and Balinese scripts are modern variations of the ancient Brahmic script, Kawi.
People with Javanese heritage in Suriname, the former Dutch colony, speak a creole language that evolved from Javanese. The modern form of Javanese language has three primary dialects—Eastern, Western and Central. Different dialects share a general level of understanding. No matter which dialect you need translations, transcriptions or interpretations for we have language specialists able to do the work.