Customary speech (natoni) toit ulan in Bijaepasu Village Community, Central Miomaffo District

Gregorius, Banase and Yosefa, Indriati Indra and Herlina, Jenisa (2022) Customary speech (natoni) toit ulan in Bijaepasu Village Community, Central Miomaffo District. In: The Second International Conference on Humanities, Education, Language, and Culture, -, Universitas Katolik Indonesia Santu Paulus.

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The Toit Ulan ritual is one of the important ceremonies related to rain. Rain in Timor is unpredictable, so with this ceremony, it is possible that rain can be brought
according to human will. This ceremony is carried out with the aim of bringing rain because the people of Bijaepasu really miss his presence before the planting season.
This ceremony is considered rare and contains a deep value of function and form.The Toit Ulan ritual in Bijaepasu Village, Central Miomaffo Subdistrict has 5 stages,
including: (1) preparation stage; (2) notification stage; (3) Self-Cleaning and Preparation of Servings (Taloetan ma takninok); (4) The peak event is the implementation of the speech (natoni) of the toit ulan ritual and (5) Prayer (onen) eating together. The form in the ritual speech of Toit Ulan consists of an introduction, content, and closing. Meanwhile, the functions in the Toit Ulan Ritual speech in the Bijaepasu Village community, Central Miomaffo District, are as follows: (1) Magical functions; (2) religious functions; and (3) expressive functions. Based on the functions carried out, the meanings contained in the Toit Ulan Ritual Ceremony are (1) religious meaning; (2) Economic meaning; and (3) Sociological meaning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ritual, Value, Function, Form
Subjects: Health Resources > Community & Population Characteristics
Depositing User: - Een Rohaeni
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2022 07:46
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2022 07:46

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