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Old 20th June 2019, 08:45 AM   #22
Jean
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Originally Posted by A. G. Maisey
David, while it is true that one of the meanings of "wedono" (wedana, wadana) is "face" (kromo inggil for "rai"), that is not the meaning in this context. A wedono is the head of an administrative district.


Thank you Alan, it makes more sense!
David,
I am very familiar with the type of story you were told ("kraton provenance"), I heard very similar ones for my own krisses purchased in the NL some years ago and learned to take it very cautiously....
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