KEMBANG LAN WIT-WITAN SEBAGAI NAMANAMA DESA DI KECAMATAN KABUH JOMBANG: PERSPEKTIF WHORF

Agik Nur Efendi

Abstract


This article discusses the language used to name the village in Jombang, East Java from the perspective of Whorf’s hypothesis stating that individual’s frst language influence his idea and thought on the reality. In addition, there is also correlation between language and culture both subordinatively and coordinatively. This article aims at describing Whorf’s hypothesis on how language, culture, and though give influence on the naming of villages in Kabuh, Jombang, East Java. The fnding shows that the villages are named after the local name of plants and flowers such as Drenges, Tales, Jati Raja, Kedung Jati, Randu Alas, Kedung Pandan. This fnding affrms that the way they name their villages is influenced by they perceive their surrounding environment.

Keywords


javanese language; names of villages; Kabuh community; Whorf’s hypothesis

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