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Madurese is spoken on the small island of Madura, lying adjacent to Java, as well as that part of eastern Java which faces Madura. Like Sundanese, it was traditionally written in the Javanese script but recently the Roman alphabet has come into use. Madurese is another of the Malayo-Polynesian languages. There are about 8 million speakers.

Madurese is spoken/used in Indonesia

Language Family
Family: Malayo-Polynesian(Austronesian)
Subgroup: Indonesian


Copyright © Kenneth Katzner, The Languages of the World, Published by Routledge.


Writing Sample


Writing Sample

Translation


When you enter a house, say first: "Peace be on this house." And if a peaceful person is present there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return to you. Remain in the same house, eating and drinking whatever is given to you, do not go from house to house.