Web-based picture dictionary of Dayak Ngaju language–English

Catharina Elmayantie, Lili Rusdiana


This study aims to develop a learning application of Dayak Ngaju language - English that can be accessed by children of primary school age through web pages. The vocabularies used in the application were the basic vocabularies learned in elementary school as an introduction to the next step, which includes making simple sentences, both in local and foreign languages. The applied research model was used to adopt techniques in the Agile model using Extreme Programming which consists of planning, design, coding, and testing. For supporting the application development, the data were gathered through direct observation, interviews, and library research. The study was conducted at Sekolah Dasar Negeri Percobaan Palangka Raya, Jl. Damang Leman No. 37 Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan. The final product of the study was an application of web-based Dayak Ngaju- English Language Dictionary for elementary school-age categories. The application displays several nouns related to parts of the body, things in the classroom, as well as food and drinks.


Dayak Ngaju language, English, picture dictionary, web based

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