International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Kinship of Indonesia Language and Bugis Language (Lexicostatistics Analysis)

Nurhayati [11]

Abstract: This research is titled Kinship Malay (Indonesian) with Bugis Language Leksikostatistik Analysis. The study aims to analyze (1) how big the kinship of Indonesian language and Bugis language (2) analyze the language of Indonesian language with Bugis language. Research location in Barru Regency and Makassar City, Indonesia. The research method used is the survey method combined with the method refer to the technique of recording and distribution of the list of 200 words Morris Swadess. Data were analyzed descriptively and separation year was calculated by leksikostatistik formula. The results show that there is a kinship between Malay (Indonesian) and Bugis language. Kinship is with the existence of 72 words similar to the Indonesian language with Bugis language. Of the 72 similar words there are 14 equally total words, there are sound changes, sound increments, sound disappears, insertions, and metathesis. Based on these results also found the year of separation of Malay language (Indonesian) with Bugis language from the parent language that is 414 years BC.

Keywords: kinship, language, Malay Indonesia, Bugis, year of separation

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,

Pages: 1082 - 1086

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