Authored by Udiana Puspa Dewi, Ph.D.

To quote from the article:

“In recent years, a verbal act of jokingly sharing grievances among Javanese youth labeled as sambat has become increasingly visible and audible both in social media and local radio. Sambat is a practice among Javanese youth where Javanese language is mixed with non-linguistic comedic touches to express a collective identity of being young, struggling with life’s problems, and feeling broken-hearted…”

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