Sociolinguistic Demension of the Use of Beu Particles in Sunda Fiction Stories
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- particles; speech level; code; conversation participants; sociolinguistics
Sundanese is a language that is rich in particles, including phatic particles. One of these particles is beu ‘express surprise’. Sundanese is one of the languages that knows the level of speech or steps of undak usuk. There are three levels of speech in Sundanese, namely familiar code, polite code for oneself, and subtle code for others. Beu particle can generally appear in all three codes. Considering the use of speech level is related to the social factors of the conversation participants so that it can be explained the social relationship between the conversation participants who use sentences by adding the beu particle. This study discusses the speech level code that gives rise to the beu particle and the social relations of the conversational participants who use it. This study used descriptive qualitative method. Presentation of data using the method of observing with note-taking techniques. Data analysis used a pragmatic equivalent method with a sociolinguistic approach. The data sources used are eight Sundanese fictition stories. From the eight data sources, fifteen sentences were containing the particle beu. The results showed that the speech level code using the beu particle contained 15 data, namely 13 data were familiar codes and 2 data were polite codes for other people. Of the 13 data, 5 data are social relations of neighboring speech participants, 4 data are social relations of friendship speech participants, 2 data are family social relations, and 2 data are work relations social relations. The nature of social relations found 12 symmetrical data and 3 asymmetrical data.
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TY - CONF AU - Wahya PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/27 TI - Sociolinguistic Demension of the Use of Beu Particles in Sunda Fiction Stories BT - Proceedings of the International Congress of Indonesian Linguistics Society (KIMLI 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 318 EP - 322 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211226.061 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211226.061 ID - 2021 ER -