Word Choices as Linguistic Features and Mantra Functions in Mantra Pupuh Dhandhanggula
Sutarsih, Budi Agung Sudarmanto
Available Online 17 December 2020.
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- Function, mantra, meaning, word choices
- Mantra is a Javanese cultural heritage. Mantra uses the Javanese language. It has unique diction and magic power. This research aims at describing the meaning of word choice, usage, and the functions of mantra. The mantra used in this research is a kind of pupuh dhandhanggula. The Mantra in this paper is bounded with the characters of the tembang (Javanese traditional song) pupuh dhandhanggula with its symbolic dictions. This mantra will be analyzed semiotically for each word, phrase, and sentence. The results of the analysis revealed that the words choices in the mantra have deep meanings. They were pronounced by singing in the middle of the night. The functions of mantra pupuh dhandhanggula are believed to provide protection from any troubles and disturbance and ask to be protected from troubles. In addition, it is also believed to increase intelligence and courage to face all challenges, troubles, and dangers.
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TY - CONF AU - Sutarsih AU - Budi Agung Sudarmanto PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/17 TI - Word Choices as Linguistic Features and Mantra Functions in Mantra Pupuh Dhandhanggula BT - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education (ICOLLITE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 702 EP - 707 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.111 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201215.111 ID - Sutarsih2020 ER -