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AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTERS USED BY MAYANGAN FISHERMEN IN PROBOLINGGO”

SANDI, MEGA KARTIKA (2012) AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTERS USED BY MAYANGAN FISHERMEN IN PROBOLINGGO”. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is a system of sound used by human being to interact and communicate with others. As the tools for communicating and interacting, language has a meaning that can convey human feeling, ideas, thinking, emotion, etc. Registers is the kind of language varieties used by the people in a particular settings and situations based on their own occupation or profession. In this study, the writer investigates the registers used by Mayangan fishermen in Probolinggo. The writer is interested to investigate it because Mayangan fishermen is the fishermen community in Probolinggo who use registers in their own community. The goal of this study is to describe the registers used by Mayangan fisheremen, to know its social contexts, and to find out the reasons of Mayangan fishermen use registers. In this study, the writer used a descriptive qualitative research design. It was used to describe and interpret the registers used by Mayangan fishermen, its social contexts, and the reasons of them used registers. The subjects of this study were 6 persons, Mayangan fishermen in Probolinggo. The data were collected by observing and taking picture, the activities and dialogue occurred among the Mayangan fishermen in Probolinggo, and interviewing the informants. The result of this study showed that there were 53 registers commonly used by Mayangan fishermen and all of them were in Madurese either in words or in its pronunciation. From 53 registers, there was a couple of registers had the similar meaning such as, “Blong” [Bhlóng] and “Gendong” [Gěndhóng] were (The plastic vat or drum for placing small fish). Mayangan fishermen usually used the registers in the certain social context such as, trading the fish, working on the sea, knitting the net and processing the fish. Besides, there were two reasons that made Mayangan fishermen used the registers in their profession as the fishermen. Those were practical and understandable reasons. In practical reason, Mayangan fishermen use the registers to make them easy in communication and interaction. Besides, in understandable reason, they use registers that can be understood by their own community. It can be occurred because of the same knowledge, experience and profession as the fishermen.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 30 May 2016 03:52
Last Modified: 30 May 2016 03:52
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/31021

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