Acronyms | Indonesia resources | Links | Maps | Fast Facts | Books

UDT (Uniao Democratica Timorense) Timor Democratic Union
UID (Universitas Islam Djakarta) Islamic University of Djakarta
UII (University/Universitas Islam Indonesia) Islamic University of Indonesia
ulama Moslem theologians (Arabic plural, used also as singular in Indonesia)
ummat The Islamic community
USDEK (Undang-undang Dasar 1945) The 1945 Constitution (Sosialisme (à la) Indonesia) Indonesian Socialism (Demokrasi Terpimpin) Guided Democracy (Ekonomi Terpimpin) Guided Economy (Kepribadian Indonesia) The Indonesian Identity
wahyu The divine radiance, manifesting itself in various ways, which marks its possessor as a Javanese king, and whose departures signals his fall
warung Small stall or shop
wayang kulit Javanese shadow-play, which uses puppets to dramatize storiesfrom the Javanese versions of the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana
wayang orang The Javanese dance drama derived from wayang kulit
wedana A court official of Mataram; in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a Javan administrative official below a bupati
wong cilik Javanese for the little man, or peasant
YDP Yayasan Dharma Putra, the business group of the Army Strategic Reserve, Kostrad.
zakat Obligatory Moslem alms
Zaman Kurang Ajar Age Without Moral Code 1970s-1980s
Zaman Merdeka Independence 1945-1965
Zaman Normal Normal times 1930s-1942
Zaman Pembangunan Age of Development 1965-1981
Zaman Perang War Time 1942-1949

top A-B C-G H-J K-L M-O P-Q R-T