Kawi

  • one or several literary or theatrical languages that are not modern Balinese. Now archaic but used in contemporary Balinese readings, poems, chants, and songs that are usually performed in some sort of religious context and in some theatrical performances, usually accompanied by translation into the vernacular. In Old Javanese, the word kawi means classical poet
  • the poetry is known as kakawine.
  • Old Javanese language based upon Sanskrit, that evolved in South India and was transmitted to Java
Media
Kawi
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Tyang nenten uning punapi sane katulis ring lontar punika saantukan lontare ngangge bahasa Kawi.
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