Compound word Hindu religious terms in Bali

Cultural linguistic studies


  • I Made Suweta Lecturer/Professor at the Postgraduate Program of the STAHN Mpu Kuturan Singaraja, Bali
  • Putu Wulandari Tristananda Lecturer at Department of Dharma Acarya, in the STAHN MPU Kuturan Singaraja, Bali
  • Ni Putu Widyasanti Lecturer at Department of Dharma Acarya, in the STAHN MPU Kuturan Singaraja, Bali


compound words, Hindu religion terms, cultural linguistics


The term Hinduism in Bali, as a religious culture, cannot be separated from the existence of the Balinese language, which has its position as the center of Balinese culture. Many Hindu religious terms in Bali are classified as compound words that need to be preserved. In connection with the importance of the study of Hindu religious compound words, there are several issues that need to be discussed which are formulated as follows: what is the structure, what is the function, and what is the meaning of compound words in Hindu religious terms in Bali? In this study, several theories and methods were used. Theories used in this study include structural linguistic theory and cultural linguistic theory. The method used includes the method of finding interview and observation data, while in the analysis of the data used descriptive qualitative methods are synchronous.


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How to Cite

Suweta, I. M., Tristananda, P. W., & Widyasanti, N. P. (2022). Compound word Hindu religious terms in Bali: Cultural linguistic studies. Linguistics and Culture Review, 6(1), 177-199.



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