Survival Wolio Language in Adulthood in Baubau City: Sociolinguistic Study

  • La Ino Halu Oleo University-Indonesia
  • Sri Suryana Dinar Halu Oleo University-Indonesia
  • - Yunus Halu Oleo University-Indonesia
  • - Harmin Halu Oleo University-Indonesia


The article is the result of a study that discusses the survival of Wolio language in adolescence in Baubau City. The focus of this study is adults aged between 17-20 years. As for the domain of the question is the family, association, education, government, transactions, neighbors, religion, culture, art. In this research, the approach used is the sociolinguistic approach. In this case, the approach (approach) of sociology, namely the study of language in the social context, which is studied is the behavior of groups rather than individual behavior. In analyzing the data is done by calculating the percentage following the calculation pattern, that is the calculation based on the number of incoming answers) The results are found Wolio language Based on the analysis shows that in the adult category the tendency of the use of Wolio language has been in the category even though on the defense side still last.

How to Cite
INO, La et al. Survival Wolio Language in Adulthood in Baubau City: Sociolinguistic Study. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 6, p. 1-11, nov. 2017. ISSN 2455-8028. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 feb. 2018. doi: