International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Linguistics | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

The Position and Function of Lontaraq Pananrang Text of Lise People

Abdul Hafid | Nurhayati Rahman [2] | Tadjuddin Maknun [6]

Abstract: This research used Pierce & #039, s semiotics to reveal the position and function of signs of lontaraq pananrang of Lise people. Lontaraq Pananrang described how the ancestors of Bugis people took the sign as a guide or guidance in conducting activities in life. The use of lontaraq pananrang in Lise village society was still needed especially for farmers who had ricefields that were still relying on rainfed. In addition to predicting rainfall volume, they also used it to predict which pests would attack during the growing season. Lontaraq Pananrang that they used for this was used to determine the good and bad day in doing activities, whether in the form of celebration (marriage and home building) and farming. This research focused on the script of lontaraq pananrang allaon rumang (agriculture) owned by the Lise Village community. The research results showed that the marking to mark a particular occurrence, based on the form of stars appearing every month, was then marked according to the knowledge and experience they knew in everyday life to make it easier to recognize the star. The sign they took was manuq (chicken), tekko sorong (traditional plow), woromporong, watampatang, walu, tanra, lambaru, ppang, and wara-wara. Every mark indexed stars in the sky with their own meaning.

Keywords: Lontaraq Pananrang, Signs, Lise

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018,

Pages: 1122 - 1125

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