La (Javanese)

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Aksara nglegena Aksara pasangan
Javanese script
Latin orthography la
Phoneme [l]
Unicode U+A9AD

is one of syllable in Javanese script that represent the sound /lɔ/, /la/. It is transliterated to Latin as "la", and sometimes in Indonesian orthography as "lo". It has two other forms (pasangan), which are ◌꧀ꦭ and ◌꧀ꦭꦸ (if followed by 'ꦸ' and several other glyphs), but represented by a single Unicode code point, U+A9AD.[1][2][3]


It's pasangan form ◌꧀ꦭ, is located on the bottom side of the previous syllable. For example, ꦲꦤꦏ꧀ꦭꦺꦴꦫꦺꦴ - anak loro (two kids).

The pasangan has two forms, the other is used when the pasangan is followed by 'ꦸ', 'ꦹ', 'ꦿ', 'ꦽ', or 'ꦾ'. For example, ꦲꦤꦏ꧀ꦭꦸꦫꦃ - anak lurah (the child of a lurah)


The letter ꦭ doesn't have a murda form.


Nglegena forms Pasangan forms
 la ꦭꦃ lah ꦭꦁ lang ꦭꦂ lar ◌꧀ꦭ -la ◌꧀ꦭꦃ -lah ◌꧀ꦭꦁ -lang ◌꧀ꦭꦂ -lar
ꦭꦺ le ꦭꦺꦃ leh ꦭꦺꦁ leng ꦭꦺꦂ ler ◌꧀ꦭꦺ -le ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦃ -leh ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦁ -leng ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦂ -ler
ꦭꦼ lê ꦭꦼꦃ lêh ꦭꦼꦁ lêng ꦭꦼꦂ lêr ◌꧀ꦭꦼ -lê ◌꧀ꦭꦼꦃ -lêh ◌꧀ꦭꦼꦁ -lêng ◌꧀ꦭꦼꦂ -lêr
ꦭꦶ li ꦭꦶꦃ lih ꦭꦶꦁ ling ꦭꦶꦂ lir ◌꧀ꦭꦶ -li ◌꧀ꦭꦶꦃ -lih ◌꧀ꦭꦶꦁ -ling ◌꧀ꦭꦶꦂ -lir
ꦭꦺꦴ lo ꦭꦺꦴꦃ loh ꦭꦺꦴꦁ long ꦭꦺꦴꦂ lor ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦴ -lo ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦴꦃ -loh ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦴꦁ -long ◌꧀ꦭꦺꦴꦂ -lor
ꦭꦸ lu ꦭꦸꦃ luh ꦭꦸꦁ lung ꦭꦸꦂ lur ◌꧀ꦭꦸ -lu ◌꧀ꦭꦸꦃ -luh ◌꧀ꦭꦸꦁ -lung ◌꧀ꦭꦸꦂ -lur
ꦭꦿ lra ꦭꦿꦃ lrah ꦭꦿꦁ lrang ꦭꦿꦂ lrar ◌꧀ꦭꦿ -lra ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦃ -lrah ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦁ -lrang ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦂ -lrar
ꦭꦿꦺ lre ꦭꦿꦺꦃ lreh ꦭꦿꦺꦁ lreng ꦭꦿꦺꦂ lrer ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺ -lre ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦃ -lreh ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦁ -lreng ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦂ -lrer
ꦭꦽ lrê ꦭꦽꦃ lrêh ꦭꦽꦁ lrêng ꦭꦽꦂ lrêr ◌꧀ꦭꦽ -lrê ◌꧀ꦭꦽꦃ -lrêh ◌꧀ꦭꦽꦁ -lrêng ◌꧀ꦭꦽꦂ -lrêr
ꦭꦿꦶ lri ꦭꦿꦶꦃ lrih ꦭꦿꦶꦁ lring ꦭꦿꦶꦂ lrir ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦶ -lri ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦶꦃ -lrih ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦶꦁ -lring ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦶꦂ -lrir
ꦭꦿꦺꦴ lro ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦃ lroh ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦁ lrong ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦂ lror ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦴ -lro ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦃ -lroh ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦁ -lrong ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦺꦴꦂ -lror
ꦭꦿꦸ lru ꦭꦿꦸꦃ lruh ꦭꦿꦸꦁ lrung ꦭꦿꦸꦂ lrur ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦸ -lru ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦸꦃ -lruh ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦸꦁ -lrung ◌꧀ꦭꦿꦸꦂ -lrur
ꦭꦾ lya ꦭꦾꦃ lyah ꦭꦾꦁ lyang ꦭꦾꦂ lyar ◌꧀ꦭꦾ -lya ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦃ -lyah ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦁ -lyang ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦂ -lyar
ꦭꦾꦺ lye ꦭꦾꦺꦃ lyeh ꦭꦾꦺꦁ lyeng ꦭꦾꦺꦂ lyer ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺ -lye ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦃ -lyeh ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦁ -lyeng ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦂ -lyer
ꦭꦾꦼ lyê ꦭꦾꦼꦃ lyêh ꦭꦾꦼꦁ lyêng ꦭꦾꦼꦂ lyêr ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦼ -lyê ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦼꦃ -lyêh ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦼꦁ -lyêng ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦼꦂ -lyêr
ꦭꦾꦶ lyi ꦭꦾꦶꦃ lyih ꦭꦾꦶꦁ lying ꦭꦾꦶꦂ lyir ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦶ -lyi ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦶꦃ -lyih ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦶꦁ -lying ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦶꦂ -lyir
ꦭꦾꦺꦴ lyo ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦃ lyoh ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦁ lyong ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦂ lyor ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦴ -lyo ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦃ -lyoh ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦁ -lyong ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦺꦴꦂ -lyor
ꦭꦾꦸ lyu ꦭꦾꦸꦃ lyuh ꦭꦾꦸꦁ lyung ꦭꦾꦸꦂ lyur ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦸ -lyu ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦸꦃ -lyuh ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦸꦁ -lyung ◌꧀ꦭꦾꦸꦂ -lyur

Unicode block[edit]

Javanese script was added to the Unicode Standard in October, 2009 with the release of version 5.2.

Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+A9Bx ꦿ
1.^ As of Unicode version 10.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


  1. ^ Campbell, George L. Compendium of the World's Languages. Vol. 1. New York: Routledge, 2000.
  2. ^ Soemarmo, Marmo. "Javanese Script." Ohio Working Papers in Linguistics and Language Teaching 14.Winter (1995): 69-103.
  3. ^ Daniels, Peter T and William Bright. The World's Writing Systems. Ed. Peter T Daniels and William Bright. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.