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Jawi may refer to:

People and languages[edit]

  • Australia:
    • Jawi dialect, a nearly extinct Australian aboriginal language
    • Jawi people, an Australian Aboriginal people of the Kimberley coast of Western Australia, who speak or spoke the Jawi dialect
  • Asia:
    • Jawi alphabet, an Arabic script developed for writing Malay and other languages in Southeast Asia, today used in a limited capacity in areas of Indonesia and Malaysia
    • Jawi Peranakan, a community of Malay, South Asian, and Arab heritage concentrated in Penang and Singapore


  • Jawi, Penang, a town in the state of Penang, Malaysia
  • Jawi (woreda), a woreda or district in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia
  • Jawi temple, a 13th-century syncretic Hindu-Buddhist temple in East Java, Indonesia