Javanese-English / English-Javanese Dictionary & Phrasebook

Javanese-English / English-Javanese Dictionary & Phrasebook

Book Title: Javanese-English / English-Javanese Dictionary & Phrasebook

Author: Lonely Planet

Format: Paperback | 288 pages

Publication Date: 30 Nov 2015

ISBN-13: 9780781813280

Javanese is spoken in the central and eastern parts of Java, the fourth-largest island of Indonesia. Java is the world's most populous island and home to over half of the Indonesian population (about 135 million inhabitants). Javanese is also spoken in smaller communities in Malaysia and Singapore. The Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, is located on western Java. Javanese people make up two-thirds of the Indonesian population. As such, the island leads the nation politically and culturally. This unique, two-part resource provides travellers to Indonesia with the tools they need to communicate in Javanese. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for daily use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication, from introducing yourself to finding a doctor. Ideal for business-people, travellers and students. Features: 4,000 dictionary entries; Phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; Essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out and business; Concise grammar and pronunciation sections.