Proceedings of the First International Seminar Social Science, Humanities and Education, ISSHE 2020, 25 November 2020, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia

Research Article

Astrolinguitics Of Ancient Coastal Minangkabau Community

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.25-11-2020.2306691,
        author={M.  Yunis and Elly  Delfia},
        title={Astrolinguitics Of Ancient Coastal Minangkabau Community },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Seminar Social Science, Humanities and Education, ISSHE 2020, 25 November 2020, Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISSHE},
        year={2021},
        month={4},
        keywords={calendar; sign; linguistic; astrology and astrolinguistics},
        doi={10.4108/eai.25-11-2020.2306691}
    }
    
  • M. Yunis
    Elly Delfia
    Year: 2021
    Astrolinguitics Of Ancient Coastal Minangkabau Community
    ISSHE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.25-11-2020.2306691
M. Yunis1,*, Elly Delfia1
  • 1: Indonesian Literature Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Andalas University, Padang
*Contact email: yunissasda@gmail.com

Abstract

This research is the formulation of new ideas in the linguistic field. This study focuses on the signs and symbols of the ancient Minangkabau coastal community. This research approach is linguistics and astrology, then it is called astrolinguistics. This study aims to explain the astrological form of the ancient calendar system and explain the value system in the calendar system. So that it can be preserved and useful for national character education. This research is qualitative interpretative method with an Ethnometodological approach. The data obtained by means of field participation ‘’baguru method’’. The baguru method is used to obtain sacred research data. The reserach results are calendar system is based on clasical astrology which has been used from generation to generation. This system has astrological symbols that are different from general astrology. Among them symbols of women, crosses, children, blanks and crowds. This astrolinguistic symbol marks the difference in time in one calendar day. In conclusion, the classical of calendar system there are five time sharing in one day.