Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2020)

Code-Mixing Reasons in Arisan Among the Speakers of Balinese in Medan

Authors
Nazlah Syahaf Nasution, Amrin Saragih, Siti Aisah Ginting
Corresponding Author
Nazlah Syahaf Nasution
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201124.031How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Sociolinguistics, Code-mixing, Balinese
Abstract
Language that is not fully used anymore sometimes mixed with other language, known as code mixing. Code mixing is an insertion of one into another language within one utterance or sentence. In a group of Balinese in Medan, they also used code-mixing in their communication. In contrast with phenomenon of Balinese in Bali Island that mixed Bahasa Indonesia into Bali language. Balinese in Medan mixed Bali language into Bahasa Indonesia. This research aims to find out the factors of code-mixing happened in one of social event called Arisan among Balinese speaker in Medan. This research revealed that talking about particular topic (22.22%) is the highest frequency reason that triggered Balinese mix their code. It means that some vocabularies in certain topic such as religion and art are not available in Bahasa Indonesia, so it triggered Balinese to mix the code with Bali language. New finding also discovered that there are 5 additional reasons of code mixing, they are depend on circumstances/ people for about (16.67%), to feel more familiar to the interlocutor (5.56%), maintain the language from extinction (16.67%), prestige (5.56%), and the content of the conversation is delivery very well about (5.56%).
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PY  - 2020
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TI  - Code-Mixing Reasons in Arisan Among the Speakers of Balinese in Medan
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PB  - Atlantis Press
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