The Use of Krama Inggil (Javanese Language) in Family Domain at Semarang and Pekalongan Cities

M. Suryadi, H.D. Edi Subroto, Sri Sri Marmanto


This descriptive study aimed to capture the natural use of Javanese language called krama inggil in the family domain, at Semarang and Pekalongan cities. The research method used was a qualitative method. Qualitative methods led researchers to be welcomed without prejudice in the form of speech that receives the case, the researcher emphasize the subjective aspects of the behavior of native speakers in order to understand the circumstances that exist in the form of speech research areas.

The research findings obtained that there are different orientation between speech krama inggil used in Semarang with krama inggil used in Pekalongan. The use of krama inggil in Semarang is oriented on self - kramanisation. The use of krama inggil in Pekalongan is oriented to the prevailing normative standards in the Javanese language.

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