The History and Spread of the Sundanese Language : Tubidy

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The regional language of West Java has very unique features and it | interesting to learn even if you don’t know the language used by the people of West Java, surely you are familiar with its unique pronunciation, e.g. listening to celebrities from West Java or you have Sundanese friends|

For our common people, it has to be very interesting to display the language or pronunciation of West Java| Basically, each region has different language characteristics, be it Central Java, Maluku, East Java, Sumatra, and others|  Similarly, we  will discuss  with the language of West Java|

Just by listening to the pronunciation, we certainly guessed whether it was a language  of West Java or not | but, if we do not know or do not understand the language of West Java then it is difficult for us to know the meaning of what is said | that is why  it seems fun to learn West Java.

In this article, we discuss not only what languages are used by the people of West Java, but also language change, history and language expansion, the language writing system  in the West Javanese language that is certainly very interesting  to learn|

Spoken regional languages

Sundanese is the most commonly found tribe in West Java, so it is not surprising that the most commonly spoken regional language is Sundanese| However, there are other languages that are also spoken by residents of West Java, such as Sirebon for the people of the cities of Regency or Sirebon|

The Sirebone language is almost the same as the Banumasan language, using only the common Brebis dialect which is very unique|  These two regional languages of West Java , namely Sundanese and Sirebone, are the most spoken languages in daily life, in both Sirebon, Pregan, and other areas|

When compared to Sirebone, the Sundanese speak more widely by the people of West Java| One of the reasons for this is that the Sundanese culture is so contiguous and spreads across different parts of West Java| It is inseparable from the history of the ancient Mataram kingdom that conquered West Java|

That’s why in this review wewill discuss more Sundanese language because it is used more often by people in West Java | you will find various interesting facts about the Sundani language and better understand what you need to know about the West Javanese language|

Variations in Sundaniz

In general, there are different variations in The Sundanese language, ranging from the Sundanese-central Javanese dialect to the Sundanese-Banten dialect with different features| Except for these two dialects, those who would have thought that in everyday life we often encountered some dialect change within the Sundanese culture|

Many experts separate the Sundanese language into 6 different dialects, namely the Western dialect, The Northern Dialect, the Southern Dialect, the Eastern Middle Dialect, the North-East Dialect, and the South East Dialect| Each dialect has a different style and the regions that use it are also different depending on the combination of languages|

For example, the regional languages of West Java that are commonly used by the people of the Pandeglang and Lebac regions, in contrast to the south-eastern dialects of | except for the southern Tangerang, Tangerang city, and tangerang regency that are often spoken by the inhabitants of Banzer, Sillacap, Pangandaran, Siamese|

Prior to the existence of the Sundanese language, there was an old Sundanese language that was mostly found in some written records, such as those found in dry leaf sheets and stones| As of now, it is not known how the old Sundanese language changed to a modern Sundanese language|

The History and Spread of the Sundanese Language

In addition to knowing the variations of the Sundani language, it is also interesting to discuss the history and spread of the Sundani language in West Java| Sundanese is a language spoken by people west of the island of Java or in Pasundan or Tatar Sunda (formerly west Java name|

In fact, this West Javanese language is also spoken in the western part of central Java, such as  the Ci Lacapp and Brabes  regions because these two regions were once part of the Kingdom of Galluh | surprising that there are many regional names in the Sillacap that sound like sundanies, such as the District of Dayayuhluhu|

According to history, the Sundanese language reached its narrative territory as far as the Ding Plateau in central Java in the 6th century| The name Ding also comes from the Sundanese language, which means Dihyang whichmeans the old Sundanese language|   It was then that ethnic Sundanese migrated and emigrated to different areas outside Java|

The destinations of the Sundanese race, including Western Kalimantan, Southern Sumatra, South Sulawesi, Riau, Lampung, Jambi, are some areas| In addition, there are actually other areas visited by ethnic Sundanese, but some of the areas mentioned earlier are the main areas|

Sundanese Writing System

In the Sundanese writing system, you will find out the Sundanese script, the Sundanese alphabet, the Kakarkan and Sundanese pegan alphabets| In the past, the Sundanese language was written through the Kawi script using the Sundanis script as the Brahmin family script derived from the Pallawa script| You can see the evidence from this inscription|

On November 3, 1705, the ancient Sundanizs script and the Sirebon Rikasara began to go extinct after the VOC issued its ultimatum| At the same time, people were allowed to write only for Javanese and Sundanese with the Pegan alphabet, Latin script, and Latin alphabet, then the Latin alphabet was intensified to tranquilise work|

In addition to this, the writings of West Javanese or Sundanis were  also associated with The Kakarakan as the Javanese script for writing the Sundanese language at that time | this script was used earlier after the VOC ultimatum came out | until now, the Kakarkan script has been in use for more than 300 years and continues to do so today|

The Pegan Sundanese alphabet is also the script used to write the ancient Sundanese language| The text of the Pegan alphabet contains standard Arabic characters and new designs| Although some standards consist of Arabic letters, the Arabs cannot understand them if they do not master the Sundanese language|

Undaq-Usuk Sundanis

In the seventies, the West Java region was under the rule of the State of Mataram so that the Javanese language also influenced the use of the Sundani language in West Java. This is what  creates the existence of nondak-insulative habits  in the regional languages of West Java | so, what does this premise mean?

The use of Sundanese language needs to be adjusted at the societal level and this is the so-called non-postal-instigating basa| As a result of the base, a number of words appear that need to be understood, namely rough, medium lem, very rough (kohag or rough pisan) and very good (e.g. or pisan lem).

Fine language is commonly used when we speak to newly recognised people, parents, officials, or public figures| Meanwhile, abusive language is usually used when you talk to peers or close friends so that it sounds more familiar if you use more bad language|

The Sundanese language has its own uniqueness that makes it eager to learn| Especially with common dialects that make Sundani language more enjoyable at hearings| For more details, you  need to know more about  the West Javanese language.

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