Aisatsu as Phatic Communion (Tatemae) in the Daily Life of Japanese People
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- aisatsu; greetings; phatic communion; tatemae; japanese culture
Aisatsu is seen as phatic communion (tatemae) in the daily life of Japanese People. There are norms applied in social life including the use of aisatsu (greetings) which is very important in Japan. Aisatsu can open one’s heart and draw closer to the hearer when interacting as a phatic communion (tatemae). In the context of the Japanese language, aisatsu is often used when dealing with fellow humans (human relations) in the daily life of Japanese people. This article is a preliminary research regarding the use of aisatsu as phatic communion (tatemae) in the daily life of Japanese people. Aisatsu is define as an expression of praise, respect, encouragement, and others. The focus is the expression of the phatic communion itself which is placed on the context-social context. More details discuss about the types of aisatsu as a phatic communion including the phatic communion as greetings and pleasantries as a courtesy. It is aimed at the harmonization of the means to maintain and encourage social relations between speakers by using the language usage that is completely natural (naturally occurring language) and pervasive in the social context of Japanese culture.
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TY - CONF AU - Ina Ika Pratita AU - Masilva Raynox Mael AU - Didik Nurhadi PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - Aisatsu as Phatic Communion (Tatemae) in the Daily Life of Japanese People BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference: Establishing Identities through Language, Culture, and Education (SOSHEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 257 EP - 260 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/soshec-18.2018.56 DO - 10.2991/soshec-18.2018.56 ID - IkaPratita2018/07 ER -