Permas oral traditions function in Mundeh traditional village


  • Gek Diah Desi Sentana UHN I Gusti Bagus Sugriwa, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Wayan Cika Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Nyoman Suarka Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Nyoman Weda Kusuma Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia


function, local wisdom, oral tradition, permas, socio-religious


The permas oral tradition is the ancestral heritage of the Mundeh Traditional Village community, which has a lot of local wisdom, policies, and life philosophies that are expressed in the form of performing arts and traditional ceremonies. It is found is a characteristic of the socio-religious which keeps the local wisdom. In this regard, this paper raises the permas oral tradition which shows how the community through the function of the permas oral tradition can preserve its culture, carry out rituals, educate ethics, and teach children to meet the daily needs of natural resources in the village. the. The method used in this research is qualitative research methods. Alan Dunde’s theory of function is used as the basis for analyzing the function because the analysis is not only limited to the language that is the medium of expression but also explores the cultural phenomena that are stored in a tradition through understanding the context. The findings of this study are that the people through the oral tradition of permas can educate people from an early age to manage nature without destroying nature, economically they can support themselves from nature in that environment with socio-cultural institutions that run harmoniously.


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How to Cite

Sentana, G. D. D., Cika, I. W., Suarka, I. N., & Kusuma, I. N. W. (2021). Permas oral traditions function in Mundeh traditional village. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 7(1), 45–56.



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