Volume 14 No 2 (2022): International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

THE ECOSOPHY OF THE FAUNA LEXICON IN MINANGKABAU PEPATAH-PETITIH IN NAGARI SIMAWANG, TANAH DATAR REGENCY


Made Sri Satyawati, Mauli Denil, Silvia Erlin Aditya. SM

DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V14I2.010

Keywords: Ecolinguistics, Ecosofi, Minangkabau, Proverb


Abstract

This research is a qualitative descriptive study that uses an Ecosophy approach from an interdisciplinary Ecolinguistic study. This study focuses on the fauna lexicon contained in the proverbs of the Minangkabau people. The Minangkabau community is an ethnic group that has a natural philosophy of Alam takambang Jadi guru, (nature being a teacher). It implies that the Minangkabau people take advice from the natural surroundings. The method of data collection is listening and interview, with recording and note-taking techniques. The informants are traditional leaders in Nagari Simawang, Tanah Datar Regency. The data is classified based on the fauna lexicon only with the data analysis method is the equivalent method. The results show that the lexicon contained in these proverbs are not just animal names, but have philosophical values, which are part of local wisdom values, religious values, environmental service values, and socio-cultural values.

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