KAJIAN ETNOLINGUISTIK TERHADAP PAKAIAN ADAT ETNIS KEO DESA PAUTOLA
This paper discusses the ethnolinguistic study of the Nagekeo traditional clothing, especially the Keo ethnic Patola village. This type of research is descriptive qualitative. The data obtained through this research is empirical data (observed) which has valid criteria (Sugiyono. 2014: 2). This research was conducted in Pautola Village, Keotengah District, Nagekeo Regency, NTT Province. This study aims to explain the history and food of the traditional Keo ethnic clothing, especially in Patola village. Data collection techniques used are through observation, interviews, documentation studies and literature studies. The results of the study show that (1) Keo ethnic traditional clothing has existed since the time of their ancestors long ago, (2) Keo ethnic traditional clothing is a symbol of Keo ethnic identity that has meanings and has extraordinary uniqueness, (3) Clothing The Keo ethnic custom which is especially worn by Ana Susu (Tuan Adat), is a very unique and special traditional dress for the Patola people, because when the four Ana Susus wear these traditional clothes, then that's when they become the rulers of the Patola region and the Patola people consider the four of them as King of the Pautola.