Proceedings of the 4th BASA: International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature and Local Culture Studies, BASA, November 4th 2020, Solok, Indonesia

Research Article

Cultural Meaning of The Morge Siwe Wedding of Kayu Agung People, South Sumatera

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2314169,
        author={Ery Agus Kurnianto and Mochammad  Fikri},
        title={Cultural Meaning of The Morge Siwe Wedding of Kayu Agung People, South Sumatera},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th BASA: International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature and Local Culture Studies, BASA, November 4th 2020, Solok, Indonesia},
        publisher={ICST},
        proceedings_a={BASA},
        year={2021},
        month={12},
        keywords={the symbolic meaning wedding ceremony morga siwe},
        doi={10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2314169}
    }
    
  • Ery Agus Kurnianto
    Mochammad Fikri
    Year: 2021
    Cultural Meaning of The Morge Siwe Wedding of Kayu Agung People, South Sumatera
    BASA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.4-11-2020.2314169
Ery Agus Kurnianto1,*, Mochammad Fikri1
  • 1: Jalan Elang Raya 1, Magunharjo, Tembalang, Semarang
*Contact email: eratomainaka@gmail.com

Abstract

This study will reveal the symbolic meaning of Morga Siwe wedding, Kayu Agung, South Sumatra. This study is very interesting to do because the traditional ritual has many stages. Every stage that appears is laden with noble values of Kayu Agung people. In addition, this study is interesting because the researcher has not found any writings discussing about Morga Siwe wedding. The purpose of this study is to find and describe the noble values represented in every stage of Morga Siwe marriage. This study is an explanation that discusses Morga Siwe wedding ceremony, both the meaning of words, language, and the meaning of symbols, and thus comes to an interpretation of the meaning in the proceedings. The results of the interpretation are related to the lifestyle, habits, and culture of Kayu Agung people so that it gives an educational effect, especially moral education based on the noble values of Kayu Agung people. The method used in this study is the mythological theory of Roland Barthes. Data about Morga Siwe is obtained by using literature and observation methods.