Abstract: The aim of this study is to describe the cultural values contained in Kelong (song/poem) Tupakbiring of Makassar peoples. This study was performed through literature studies because most of Makassar Kelong texts had been documented both in books or proceedings. This study was conducted in February-June 2015. The data were collected through carefully texts reading accompanied by writing technique. These data were analyzed using semiotic and hermeneutic concepts. The results show that behind the Kelong (poem) Tupakbiring of Makassar peoples there are cultural values such as work ethic, firmness, solidarity, honesty, and ethic/morality/politeness.
Tadjuddin Maknun, Munira Hasyim and Muslimat M. Nur, 2018. Cultural Values of Makassarese in Kelong Tupakbiring: A Anthropology Linguistic Study. The Social Sciences, 13: 502-507.