Plastic and the Disappearance of Javanese Food Place Lexicon VitalityJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2018-02-05
Authors : Edi Setiyanto;
Page : 822-826
Keywords : vitality; cognitive maping; type; name; function;
This study discusses disappearance of word concept of food place in Javanese. The study is conducted relating to increasingly popularized plastic as packaging material. The disappearance of word vitality is in accordance with increasing unknown Javanese lexicon words, such as pincuk, takir, tum, sumpil in Javanese society. This study applies ethnolinguistic theory. Thus, the use or disuse of place types for foods, such as pincuk, takir, sumpil implies how speakers understand type of place as part of their world. The study data is Javanese words that reveal concept of food place made of banana leaf. Data are nine words, namely pincuk, takir, penak, tempelang, conthong, tum, sudhi, pinjung, and sumpil. The data were obtained by questionnaire method through WhatsApp Group DIY Language Center and internet (http//kaskushootthreads. blogspot. Co. id/2014/02/12-bab-bungkus-daun-pisang-asli. html). This study is qualitative descriptive. Analysis is done by mapping-cognitive subject (community) to object (type of food place made of banana leaf in Javanese society). Mapping utilizes classification by name, material (banana leaf or plastic), density (solid, mushy, liquid), quantity (a lot, a few, a little), and delicacy (ordinary, medium, delicious). Based on the analysis, it is known that Javanese people tend to be unfamiliar on type, name, and function of each type of food place made of banana leaf. After Javanese people are familiar with plastic, Javanese people name all food place with the word wungkus& #039, food wrap& #039,. In other words, being familiar to plastics causes the vitality disappearance of food place concept word in Javanese.
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