Definitions

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  • noun The Old Javanese language.
  • noun The script used in writing this language.

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Examples

  • Mad" Jasmi, I think, didn't understand much of it either, because it dealt with very high-born people, kings and princes, who for the sake of verisimilitude spoke a regal dialect called Kawi which nobody of common clay can understand.

    ROUND THE BEND

  • We grabbed a kit for the Kawi Brute Force 650i to install on our stocker at work.

    Workshop: Snorkel Installation

  • All the other kids in the neighborhood said I was like Evel Knieval, or a Kawasaki rider. remember, this was the 1970's, when the infamous Kawi H-2 750cc 3 cylinder 2-stroke was dubbed the "widowmaker"

    charles statman

  • Kawi-Einleitung (Introduction to the Kavi Language) 1836, constitute complete works in the traditional sense.

    Wilhelm von Humboldt

  • All the other kids in the neighborhood said I was like Evel Knieval, or a Kawasaki rider. remember, this was the 1970's, when the infamous Kawi H-2 750cc 3 cylinder 2-stroke was dubbed the "widowmaker"

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • One of the first to articulate this view in any depth was Raffles, who was particularly interested in the literature of the Kawi or "Old-Javanese" language: "For Raffles, Old Javanese was an Asian Latin, banished to Bali by invading, Goth-like Muslims."...

    languagehat.com: IT'S NEVER THAT SIMPLE.

  • I mean, just because the Kawi lets me put more weight forward and tuck harder and have nominally more peg clearance, does that translate into going faster, being more at ease, or having more fun?

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • The island of Bali, and the slopes of the Tengger range, retain a modification of Hinduism, and Bali treasures a Kawi version of the

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Kawi literature, popularised by translation, and familiar through the medium of national drama, interprets Javanese creeds and traditions.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Javanese or _Kawi_ language, which appears to be better understood here than it is in Java.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

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