The sound changing of English loanwords in Indonesian vocabulary

Pratika, D. (2016) The sound changing of English loanwords in Indonesian vocabulary. In: International Conference: Role of International Languages toward Global Education System, 25 June 2016, IAIN Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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In this era of globalization, language contact cannot be avoided, especially with English which is considered as international lingua franca. The subject in this research was people talking in a video taken from VOA (Voice of America) Pop News with the title “Kopi Indonesia dan Warga Muslim Indonesia di AS (1)”. Meanwhile, the object of this study was the loanwords taken from the video. The purpose of this research was to find out the English loanwords whose sounds were modified from their original pronunciation. This research would help Indonesian learners to know the equivalents of English words when they spoke Indonesian instead of switching the words from English to Indonesian or vice versa. The result showed that all 14 loanwords had modification in vowel and consonant. The sound changing processes that found in the data were syncope, paragog, monophthongization, assimilation, and dissimilation. Most of all the changing was due to adjusting the sound to Indonesian orthography. With this effort of borrowing and modifying English, it is expected that Indonesian people will feel more familiar with English and hopefully it will also bring Indonesian people to be ready for globalization without losing their identity.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sound changing, English loanwords
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Prodi Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2018 02:36
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2018 02:36

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