Andiriposi’ and its Function in Traditional Houses at Pitu Ulunna Salu, Mamasa Regency, Indonesia
Keywords:andiriposi’, structure, custom, practical, function
The location of this research is in the Pitu Ulunna Salu (PUS) region, Mamasa Regency, Indonesia. The aim is to examine and report on the function of the Andiriposi’ in traditional houses in the Pitu Ulunna Salu area in the past. The methodology involved carrying out a qualitative study by exploring all research areas. Data was collected by observation and in-depth interviews with the local elders who still have knowledge of the function of the Andiriposi' in traditional houses in the past. Data analysis involved qualitative analysis, which included data collection, data presentation, data reduction and drawing conclusions. The results showed that the function of the Andiriposi’ in traditional houses in the Pitu Ulunna Salu area was: 1) Structural: as the main pillar in the middle of the house and as the central point of the lower structure and the floor of the building; 2) Adats (customs): as a starting point for the construction of houses and as a seat for the traditional leader during the implementation of adat meetings; and 3) Practical function: as a mortar where rice is pounded in the house, and as a place to slaughter pigs, when there is a traditional ritual performed inside the traditional house.
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