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 (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Osing". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ a b http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/osing.php