The Usage of Taboo in Sukabumi Society

Lusi Susilawati1, Lusi Susilawati1 and Gugun, Gunardi and Elvi, Citraresmana and Dian, Indira (2019) The Usage of Taboo in Sukabumi Society. In: The 5Th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture. Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Kemanusiaan, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, pp. 42-45. ISBN 9789674614362

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Taboo is a social prohibition; it does not only relate to forbidden acts but also words (Fromkin, Rodman, & Hyams, 2003). It means that when an act is considered to be taboo, then all related acts are also taboo including when they are talking about it. Currently, technology is developing rapidly, and the development of technology results in the development of language, such as the emergence of some new words. Stockwell & Mintoka (2001) revealed that the sources of new words are from borrowing and word creation. Therefore, some people are more acquainted with new words than local ones. Such a condition could easily shift the local language. It is concluded that the development of technology is one of the causes of regional language shift. Moreover, the development of language could also transform the knowledge and belief system of a society. Qismullah & Yusuf (2014) in their research found that Acehnesse people have a change in habits, ideas, values, and behaviour caused by the development of education and communication technologies.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H1-99 Social sciences (General)
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Kemanusiaan (School of Humanities) > International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture (ICLLIC)
Koleksi Penganjuran Persidangan (Conference Collection) > International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture (ICLLIC)
Depositing User: Puan Sukmawati Muhamad
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2019 03:15
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 03:15

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