Upholding Cianjur Culture Wisdom as an Effort to Strengthen Sundanese Language and Culture in Nurturing the Nation's Character
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2019, Pages: 298-301
Received: Sep. 5, 2019; Accepted: Sep. 24, 2019; Published: Nov. 7, 2019
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Iis Ristiani, Department of Indonesian Education, Universitas Suryakancana, Cianjur, Indonesia
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Abstract
The Cianjur community has a cultural movement by introducing its seven cultural pillars. The seven pillars of culture are ngaos (recite), mamaos (singing art), maenpo (martial arts), tatanen (farming), tangginas (agile), someah (polite) and sauyunan (mutual cooperation). The seven pillars of culture are the local wisdom of the Cianjur people who uphold the language and culture that exists, namely Sundanese language and culture. The embedded and growing power to preserve local wisdom is also part of the effort to maintain the nation's character. The purpose of this article is to analyze the cultural wisdom of Cianjur Regency as an effort to strengthen Sundanese language and culture in maintaining national character. The conclusion in this article is in human life, so that communication runs well, humans choose and use language according to their function. That is why communication is expected to run effectively. Language, as a communication tool used by humans to optimize their role as social creatures. Language is cultured. Both have a very close relationship. As a medium to express ideas, ideas, opinions, thoughts or feelings, the language used by someone reflects the thoughts and culture of that person. Thus, language, culture, and character have a very big role for humans in carrying out their functions as social beings. For the people of Cianjur, preservation of language and culture is bound in the seven pillars of Cianjur culture.
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Cultural Pillars, Local Wisdom, the Role of Language, Sundanese Culture, National Character
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Iis Ristiani, Upholding Cianjur Culture Wisdom as an Effort to Strengthen Sundanese Language and Culture in Nurturing the Nation's Character, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 7, No. 6, 2019, pp. 298-301. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20190706.17
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