BALINESE WIKIPEDIA AS AN EFFORT TO PRESERVE AND MAINTAIN BALINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Balinese language is a typical language of Balinese spoken in both oral and written communication. The development of the era causes the degradation of the use and the knowledge of Balinese language and culture. Moreover, some terms in Balinese language and culture are rarely carried out and start to be forgotten; so that the current generations do not know those terms. As the follow-up to an issue, the government of Bali with the visions and missions of Nangun Sat Kerti Loka Bali emphasizes one of its visions namely, preserving Balinese language and culture in the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0. Balinese Wikipedia is one of the efforts to preserve Balinese Language and Culture in the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0. Balinese Wikipedia is a significant breakthrough made by students, language experts and academicians to lift Balinese language in the same degree as Bahasa Indonesia, English, and other languages. The theory used in this study was the Sociolinguistic theory, namely the preservation of a language. Data were collected by using the literature and interview method with note-taking technique. The data were analysed using the matching method. The results show that Balinese Wikipedia is an effort to preserve the use of Balinese Language and Culture. Balinese Wikipedia does not only contain knowledge about Balinese Language and Culture, but people can write and share knowledge about Balinese Language and Culture. Balinese Wikipedia is able to lift of Balinese language to English and other foreign languages.
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