MADURESE PROVERBS (A Sociolinguistics Cognitive perspective of Madurese Meaning of life)

Damanhuri , Adam (2015) MADURESE PROVERBS (A Sociolinguistics Cognitive perspective of Madurese Meaning of life). In: International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” V ISSN; 2088-6799, 2-3 September 2015, Hotel NEO Semarang.


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This paper aim to continue Rifai's Manusia Madura description of Madurese people various way through proverbs, from one of the cognitive science sight, cognitive linguistics. A work that based on some traditional and old proverbs well known by Madurese, especially old people, reflects to their habits, characteristics, life and work ethos, appearances, point of views and principles. One of the proverb, such as like Buppa' babbhu ghuru rato is one of the basic Madurese proverb that is short in form and has fundamental interpretation in meaning to describe Madurese people in general. A life of one of the biggest races population that has been mostly related with rudeness, underestimation, and other bad things, whereas its language takes important role of how to know the world, instead of to know the knowledge Madurese language itself first. Many of Linguistics works are in descriptive try to describe and explain the language phenomena related to other things, where these will be found in this paper through proverbs and their generated ideas linked to postulates and factual things in the real world. The expectation of these proverbs that is as part of Madurese identity may be different with what is happening to Madurese people in this globalization era, such as what did happen to the former Bangkalan's Bupati. Therefore the result of this work would be like some model of Madurese paroles in corpus data that may opposite with the proverbs meaning, so it can be awareness; prediction of Madurese people mind works to be understood through their comprehension of proverbs; and the representative strategies and maintenance for Madura through the use of Madurese language reflecting cognition and knowledge.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics, Madurese, Language Knowledge and Maintenance
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:55292
Deposited On:11 Aug 2017 11:00
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