Madurese is a member of the Malayo-Sumbawan branch of the Austronesian
language family. It is spoken by about 14 million people in Madura Island
and eastern Java in Indonesia, and also on the Kangean and Sapudi Islands
and by migrants in other parts of Indonesia.
Madurese was traditionally written with the Javanese alphabet
but is now more commonly written witht the Latin alphabet.
Sample text in Madurese
Sadajana oreng lahir mardika e sarenge drajat klaban hak-hak se dha-padha.
Sadajana eparenge akal sareng nurani ban kodu areng-sareng akanca kadi taretan.