Welcome to the third Javanese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Javanese to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Javanese|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] apa kowe duwe susu?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] ya, aku duwe susu lan kopi
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] dheweke duwe apel cacahe telu
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] dheweke mung duwe apel cacahe siji
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] aku lan kluwarga manggen ana omah cilik
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] aku seneng sarapan
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Javanese|
|Do you speak (English/ Javanese)? kowe isa ngomong (Inggris/Jawa)?|
|Just a little Mung sithik|
|I like Javanese Aku seneng basa Jawa|
|Can I practice with you? Isa praktek karo kowe?|
|How old are you? Pira umurmu?|
|I'm thirty three years old Umurku telung puluh tahun|
|It was nice talking to you Seneng isa ngobrol karo kowe|
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