Osing language

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Osing
RegionJava, Indonesia
Native speakers
300,000 (2000 census)[1]
Javanese script
Pegon script
Language codes
ISO 639-3osi
Glottologosin1237[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, eds. (2017). "Osing". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2011-05-14.