An Anthropolinguistic Study on Local Wisdom Embodied in Lexicons of Community System in Kampung Adat Urug

Mahmud Fasya, Seimma Nurul Prahikmahtin

Abstract

The paper reports a study on local wisdom embodied in lexicons of community system in Kampung Adat Urug. The location of Kampung Adat Urug is in Bogor region, West Java. This study used anthropolinguistic approach by focusing on communication using ethnography model. The results showed that lexicons of community system in Kampung Adat Urug can be categorized into five groups, namely community organization system, community event, place of community event, community system, and community rules. In relation to the function, the lexicons reflect seven functions, namely individual, social, knowledge, economic, reliance, social stratification, and leadership (surveillance). As it talks about local wisdom, the lexicons displays the values of welfare, discipline, health, mutual cooperation, cultural preservation and creativity, environmental concern, commitment, and positive thinking (gratefulness). The present study evinces the noteworthy of preserving the lexicons. It is a counteraction to language attitude performed by the people of Kampung Adat Urug. As in the context of community system, they start to use modern lexicons. The respective situation will indirectly intimidate the existence of local lexicons and local wisdom successively.

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Fasya M. and Prahikmahtin S. (2017). An Anthropolinguistic Study on Local Wisdom Embodied in Lexicons of Community System in Kampung Adat Urug.In The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE, ISBN 978-989-758-332-2, pages 644-648. DOI: 10.5220/0007172506440648


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@conference{conaplin and icollite17,
author={Mahmud Fasya and Seimma Nurul Prahikmahtin},
title={An Anthropolinguistic Study on Local Wisdom Embodied in Lexicons of Community System in Kampung Adat Urug},
booktitle={The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,},
year={2017},
pages={644-648},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007172506440648},
isbn={978-989-758-332-2},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,
TI - An Anthropolinguistic Study on Local Wisdom Embodied in Lexicons of Community System in Kampung Adat Urug
SN - 978-989-758-332-2
AU - Fasya M.
AU - Prahikmahtin S.
PY - 2017
SP - 644
EP - 648
DO - 10.5220/0007172506440648