Osing dialect

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Osing
Region Java, Indonesia
Native speakers
300,000  (2000 census)[1]
Javanese
Language codes
ISO 639-3 osi
Glottolog osin1237[2]

The Osing language (Indonesian:Bahasa Osing), locally known as the language of Banyuwangi, is the language of the Osing people of East Java, Indonesia.

Some Osing words have the infix /-y-/ 'ngumbyah', 'kidyang', which are pronounced /ngumbah/ and /kidang/ in standard Javanese, respectively.[3]

Divergent Osing vocabulary includes:[3]

  • sing 'not' (standard Javanese: ora)
  • paran 'what' (standard Javanese: åpå)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osing at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Osing". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ a b http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/osing.php