The Names of Traditional Minahasan Food as Immune Booster in the Covid-19 Pandemic
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- Traditional Minahasan food; immune booster; naming system; gastronomic Linguistics
The traditional food of Minahasa is viewed as one of the perpetual and prolonged cultures considering its sustainable and continuously growing lexicon along with the changing life dynamics of North Sulawesi communities, especially the Minahasa. This article aims to analyze the traditional Minahasan food as immune booster in the current Covid-19 pandemic period. Two research questions are being asked: 1). How is the naming system of traditional Minahasan food? 2). What is the lingual form related to the meaning of traditional Minahasan food as an immune booster in the Covid-19 pandemic period?. This research is conducted in the context of language and cultural preservation, especially in the intangible cultural heritage provision. The research uses descriptive qualitative method through ethnographic approaches and synchronic linguistic method, as well as the initial introduction of the gastronomic linguistic approach. The basic linguistic theory , , the theory of naming , and the meaning components theory , the supporting theory namely the gastronomic linguistic theory are used in the data analysis. The result found that the traditional Minahasan food naming system in the Covid-19 pandemic period is based on food ingredients, cooking methods, cooking utensils, food manufacturing locations, human names, and the creation of the food maker. The traditional Minahasan food is divided into linulut label (food that is put and cooked in bamboo) and non-linulut label (food that is not cooked in bamboo). The forms of traditional Minahasan food names consist of the following words: tinu’tuan, pedal, peraal, sende’en, midal, woku, gohu, and tinape. Meanwhile, the phrase consists of tinu’tuan wik-wik, tinu’tuan ampas ba, tinu’tuan tai minyak, woku blanga, woku daong, woku woka, and babi woku. The compound words are rica rodo, bob engka, and rintek wu’uk. Reduplications are rica-rica, lampu-lampu, and tinu’tuan wik-wik. The clause includes the names woku isi di bulu, ayang woku isi di bulu, and sayor pait isi di bulu. The meaning of traditional Minahasan food contains denotative and connotative meanings. Furthermore, the cultural meaning of traditional Minahasan food, on the one hand, is horizontally as a “blessing or gratitude” to Opo Ni Empung or God, who is the owner of the universe. Vertically, on the other hand, it is an effort or thanksgiving for the achievement of work or a blessing from the food maker or any individual who has a thanksgiving ceremony.
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TY - CONF AU - Rina P. Pamantung AU - I Nengah Sudipa PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/27 TI - The Names of Traditional Minahasan Food as Immune Booster in the Covid-19 Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the International Congress of Indonesian Linguistics Society (KIMLI 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 248 EP - 251 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211226.049 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211226.049 ID - Pamantung2021 ER -