E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Socio-Culture and Environment|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
The Language Variety and the Meaning of Javanese Culture in the Event of Tantingan and Tebus Kembar Mayang in the Night of Midodareni
1 Department of Linguistics, Faculity of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
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Javanese tribe has special acts in doing their sacred ceremony or ritual. One of their sacred ceremony is called midodareni belongs to the event of tantingan and tebus kembar mayang. The purpose of this study is to analyse the varied language used and its meaning related to the way of Javanese people through those two events. Therefore, this study is examined by using the theory of etnography communication. This study uses secondary data collected from Youtube. The result of the study shows that there are language variations in communicating to the interlocutor who has different role since Javanese people adhere to the communication pattern of unda usuk. The meaning of sub-event of tantingan is appropriate with Javanese culture of doing every single thing carefully so there is a speech act aimed at reconfirming. Then, in the sub-event of tantingan also describes the characteristic of Javanese tribe who love their daughters. The meaning of that sub-event of tebus kembar mayang is correlated to Javanese culture of hoping an everlasting marriage which is symbolized with kembar mayang, and every form kembar mayang not be separated from the nature, so it shows that Javanese people have a synergy with nature.
Key words: Language variety / tantingan / tebus kembar mayang
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