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THE WORD FORMATION OF THE ALAY LANGUAGE USED BY FACEBOOKERS IN STATUS UPDATE ON FACEBOOK

NI’MAH, FAUZIA (2012) THE WORD FORMATION OF THE ALAY LANGUAGE USED BY FACEBOOKERS IN STATUS UPDATE ON FACEBOOK. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is one of the important things for human to communicate. Language will change and grow continuously in accordance with the growth of period. The example of the common languageused by young people in Indonesian is Alay. Alay is a form of the Indonesian language that has undergone “excessive leet (elite)” transformation. Alay is the creation of new words found by young people in Indonesian. Facebookers apply Alay words in their status update on Facebook. Facebook is a social networking and website that helps people connect and share with other people in their life. So, almost all Facebookers share their ideas using Alay words on Facebook. This study is aimed at analyzing the Alay language used by facebookers in status update on Facebook in June 2012. The objectives of this study are (1) to describe the word formation of the Alay language used by Facebookers and (2) give the meaning of Alay word in Bahasa Indonesia. This study is descriptive qualitative, because the study describes the Alay language used by Facebookers, and there is no statistical data. The researcher gathered the data from status update on Facebook. This study is descriptrive qualitative research and analyzes the Alay language, so the human investigator is the primary instrument for gathering and analyzing of data. The result of this study shows that there are 90 (ninety) Alay words found by the writer. They are 35 (thirty five) Alay words which conform the theory of word formation such as, clipping, blending and multiple process, 33 (thirty six) Alay words do not conform the theory of word formation and 22 (twenty two) Alay words are called conversion.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 09 May 2016 07:58
Last Modified: 09 May 2016 07:58
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/29292

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