Proceedings of the Fourth Prasasti International Seminar on Linguistics (Prasasti 2018)

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Japanese Honorific Language in Various Domains

Ely Triasih Rahayu
Language belongs to human. In a communication, human as language owner may position themselves as messenger (speaker), message recipient (interlocutor) or as a person who is the object of speech (object of conversation). In Japanese speech community, human must implement their position in communication...

The Phenomenon of Culture Shock on Western People in Senggigi, West Lombok

Atmy Rese
This study aims: (1) To describe the underlying cause of culture shock on western people in Senggigi (2) To describe the impact of culture shock on western people in Senggigi. This research is a research using descriptive qualitative approach. Source of data obtained through words and actions, written...

Pitch Movement of Javanese Language Use: Lesson Learned from People Acrross-Generations in Yogyakarta Municipality

Henry Yustanto, Chattri Sigit Widyastuti
Intonation, the accurate high-low tonal speech of presentation, serves a very fundamental role in a language speech community. This intonation shows pitch movement as well as intonation contour of a speech. Speech intonation within a language society is varied from one generation to the next. Such differences...

Language Transitivity of Angkola Farmer

Husniah Ramadhani Pulungan, Riyadi Santosa, Djatmika Djatmika, Tri Wiratno
An Angkola farmer is a farmer from Angkola, South Tapanuli, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The Angkola farmer has an interesting transitivity to be examined when viewed from the underlying culture. The farmer studied was 68 year old farmer. The selection of the farmer is done because the more senior means...

Is There A Correlation Between Propaganda and Radical Actions?: A Critical Diiscourse Analysis

Inike Tesiana Putri, Sulis Triyono
In this era, the function of the language is not only for communication with each other but also can influence the views or thoughts of others to come with our thoughts. This case can be called by propaganda. Sometimes propaganda conveys a true and objective message. However, the message is often misleading...

Passive and Antipassive Voice Ergative Type of Nusantara Language

Invandri Kusuma
This study aimed to describe the correlation between voice, which are passive and antipassive, and ergative language in Nusantara. This research is a qualitative research with Agih Method (Descriptive Method) which is to explain facts and with permutation technique support. To obtain data and data sources,...

Stylistic Pattern in Padmini Bannerjee's "the Goose Thieves" Short Story

Iva Riyadhus Sholichah, Widyastuti Purbani
Stylistics is not a new term in language research. It is closely related to style. The research object of stylistic is style, language which is used in a particular context in a particular language. This research investigates some language pattern found in The Goose Thieve short story which aims to elaborate...

The Variation of English Verb Phrases in English Cookbook

Kadek Ayu Ekasani, Ida Bagus Putra Yadnya, I Ketut Artawa, Ni Luh Ketut Mas Indrawati
This writing is entitled “The variation of English Verb Phrases in English Cookbook”. The discussion is focused on the variation of English verb phrases in Cookbook. The variation of verb phrases here is some complements that follow a verb. The data used in this study is taken from English cookbook entitled...

Reading Ability Analysis of Mandarin Language in Pontianak Junior High School VIII Grade Students

Lily Thamrin, Reni Marlina, Yokhebed Yokhebed
Reading ability is one of the skills in mandarin language. High using of mandarin language leads to mandatory and additional subjects, ranging from kindergarden to vocational schools in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Indicators of reading mandarin language are measured in the form of vocabulary...

The Study of Sub-Genre Initiation in Indonesia Lawyers Club Discussion

Malikatul Laila
The article examines the moderator’s initiation in Indonesia Lawyers Club (ILC) discussion within the framework of genre analysis. The term sub-genre initiation is one of folded discourses in ILC discussion. The study of the sub-genre initiation is aimed to leverage the audience’s response for giving...

Verbal Abuse in Multiracial Communication: a Sociolinguistics Perspective

Muhammad Al Hafizh
Humans are naturally born into the world in a variety of different races and tribes. Diversity and difference is one form of cultural treasures of a nation if the people live collectively in the frame of tolerance and mutual respect for each other, thus avoiding various social conflicts. One of the factors...

Gay Language in Bali (Sociolinguistics Study on Homosexual and Bisexual Men in Bali)

Ni Kadek Ary Susandi, Ni Putu Rusanti, I Putu Gede Sutrisna
In community, people may use different language variation accordance with their age, gender, education, profession, ethnic origin, etc. (Holmes, 2013). Many homosexual and bisexual men in Indonesia speak a language variation that they call Bahasa Bencong/Banci or Bahasa Gay (Gay language), a linguistic...

Debating A Minimum Marriageable Age for Girl in Indonesian Marriage: A Semiotic Study

Nurina Azyyati
Issue of child marriage in Indonesia has always been a debate particularly since the rejection of a recent judicial review of the 1974 Marriage Law to raise a minimum marriageable age for girls by Constitutional Court. The judicial review was instigated by the association of women’s and youth organizations,...

Grammatical Cohesion in article Republika.co.id "A Student Activist Gives Jokowi A Yellow Card"

Raden Rosyda, Rosaria Mita Amalia
This study analyzes grammatical cohesion in article kompas.com of Indonesia. it aims to find grammatical cohesion in article Republika.co.id of Indonesia entitled Ini alasan Ketua BEM UI Acungkan Kartu Kuning Ke Jokowi. This research employs Halliday and hasan’s theory. The type of this research is descriptive...

Language Education and Education Challenges in the Mondial Era

Sri Budiyono, Gunawan Budi Santosa
The term mondial has the same meaning as the global term, comprehensive, universal, global, spatial. In its development this term can be interpreted as "world-wide". The statement can be interpreted or drawn a conclusion that the term mondial is something that is related to the things that are new and...

Barodak and Construction of Sumbawanese Women

Wilda Nurhayatun
This paper discusses symbolic meanings of tools, materials, and the processions in Sumbawanese Barodak events. For this purpose, Koentjaraningrat’s symbolic values are used in order to analyse the symbolic meanings behind the tools and the materials used in the procession. The data of this study are...

The Phenomena of Brown and Levinson’s Politeness Strategies Implemented by the Tourism Actors in Kuta Beach Bali

Anak Agung Ayu Dian Andriyani, Djatmika Djatmika, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Ely Triasih Rahayu
Tourism domain requires its actors not only to well communicate using foreign languages but also understand the proper politeness strategies. Thus, the purpose of this qualitative research is to figure out the best tourism actors’ linguistic politeness strategies to the Japanese tourists in Kuta beach....

Translation and Semantic Issues (A Translation Study of the Metaphor Text)

Endang Purwaningsih, Djatmika Djatmika, M.R. Nababan, Agus Hari Wibowo
The translation process is concerned about transferring or rendering a text from source language into target language. The process involves not only the language but also regards to semantic aspects referred to by the source language that is translated by translator and read by reader. Our paper studies...

Meaning of Invitation and Prohibition Modality in Quran Translation Texts and Their Connection with Character Education

Markhamah Markhamah, Febriarni Fatiha Falahallaily Futih, Atiqa Sabardila, Abdul Ngalim, Muhammad Muinudinillah Basri
This research aims to describe the meaning of invitation and prohibition modality in Quran translation texts and their connection with character education. The subject of this qualitative descriptive study is Quran translation texts containing language ethics. The object of research is the meaning of...

The Terms of Wedding Tradition in Minangkabau Isolect in Nagari Pariangan and Its Development

Nadra Nadra
This study aims to describe the terms of wedding tradition used in Minangkabau isolect in Nagari Pariangan. Nagari Pariangan is located in Pariangan sub-district, Tanah Datar Regency, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia. There are series of events in the wedding tradition. Each of these events is different...

Multimodal Branding of Indonesian Online Promotional Discourse in Hospitality Industries

Diah Kristina
This study aims to look closelyat the branding values and semantic ties of the Indonesian online promotional discourse of hospitality industry and eventually to recognize their generic patterns, social implications and interface verbally and visually. 15 online promotional texts of flight, hotel, and...

Vulgar and Obscene Terms in Indonesian Song Lyrics (The Reflection Language Creativity)

Dewi Kusumaningsih, Djatmika Djatmika, Riyadi Santosa, H.D. Edi Subroto
Language is dynamic, social, complex, and multimodal, patterned and purposive just as all these kids of behavior. It is characterized from the language creativity emerging in the society as both linguistics and social phenomena. This article brings out the phenomenon of vulgar terms used in Indonesian...

Suprasegmental Phonology Used in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Movie on Implying the Characters' Purpose and Emotion in General EFL Classroom

Dwi Astuti Wahyu Nurhayati
Suprasegmental plays important role in learning English sounds, especially pronunciation, but it is very different when they are used in some fantasy, action, and sci-fi movies. The stress and intonation sometimes are pronounced out of the types of suprasegmental theories. This present study was intended...

Language Choice in Female Dormitory of the Boarding School of Islam Al-Mukmin Ngruki

Eka Susylowati, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Wakit Abdullah, Sri Marmanto
Al-Mukmin Ngruki Islamic Boarding School is multilingual community. The aim of this study is to find out the language choice that used by students in the female dormitory Al-Mukmin Ngruki Islamic Boarding School. This study is belongs to Sosiolinguistics that belongs to with qualitative research approach....

Parikan in Ludruk's Kidungan (An Ethnolinguistics Study)

Ermi Dyah Kurnia, Setyangga Achmad Ferdianto
Ludruk is one of the traditional arts in East Java. In ludruk, there is a unique song (kidungan), and it is accompanied by the Jula-juli song. This song is in the form of parikan. Social, political, economic, and cultural issues are portrayed in ludruk through satire, criticism, humor, and more human...

The Strategy of Avoidability in the Skill Based on Students Participants Study Program for Educational Languages and Literature Indonesia PGRI University Adi Buana Surabaya

Luluk Isani Kulup
The avoidance strategy as part of a communication strategy is the effort of the language user in realizing what he thinks of when avoiding either some or all of the information that it deems inappropriate to choose a simpler form by providing sufficient information to make communication work smoothly....

Thai and Indonesian English Students' Problems in Pronouncing English Fricative and Affricate Sounds: A Case Study in IAIN Kediri

Moh. Khoirul Anam
This study aims to see the phonological problem deviation of English fricative and affricate sound produced by Thai and Indonesian English learners. This sound is interesting to study since the fricative and affricate sounds system among English, Thai and Indonesian are different. Moreover, some English...

The Phonetic Adaptations of Russian Loanwords in Мир ФанTасTики (Mir Fantastiki) for the Cinematography

Novita Laily Fariana Isada, Nia Kurnia Sofiah, Njaju Jenny Malik
Language contacts occur because of the interactions between language communities, which creates opportunity for the process of borrowing words between languages. This process takes place in both spoken and written registers, including the fantasy genre, whose popularity in Russia is evident in their...

Spiritual Quotient of Tingkeban Tradition in Javanese Culture

Nurpeni Priyatiningsih
Tingkeban is a traditional custom of Javanese people conducted in seven month gestation. Through this tingkeban traditional custom, people have expectation and belief in the security of baby that will be born. Tingkeban traditional procession includes: determining the day, determining the time, providing...

The Option Pattern of 'Ngrasani' (Gossiping) Code by Javanese Women in Social Interaction

Prembayun Miji Lestari, Djatmika Djatmika, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Dwi Purnanto
The present study discusses the option pattern of ngrasani ‘gossiping about someone’ by rural and urban Javanese women when involved in social interaction called rewang ‘taking part in other’s event’, arisan (a regular social gathering where a lottery is conducted), and positive relation among neighbours....

The Use of Discourse Markers in EFL Students' Essay Writing

Ribut Surjowati
This paper is aimed at investigating the use of Discourse Markers (DMs) in the essays of high grade and low grade Engllish Department Students of Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya University. As writing becomes the skill that the students have to master, it has become the main concern for lecturers including the...

The Grammatical Structure of Discourse in the Notary Text

Dwi Purnanto, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Sutji Muljani
This study aims to (1) know, describe, and explain the grammatical structure of discourse in the notary text from aspects of the use of grammatical markers; (2) to describe the grammatical marker dominating the grammatical structure of discourse in the notary text; and (3) explain the characteristics...

The Russian Morphosyntax of Loanwords in the Automotive Magazine ''Моmоэксперm'' (Motoekspert) December 2017 Edition

Yusuf Firdaus Ramadhan, Nia Kurnia Sofiah, Njaju Jenny Malik
Loanwords have become a common phenomenon in many languages. As a language develops, loanwords can be found both in written and spoken texts. Loanwords can be found in print media such as magazines. The data of this research is Motoekspert, a popular automotive magazine in Russia, and taken specifically...

The Speech Acts of Suggestion by Islamic Preachers (Da'i) in Dialogic Da'wah in the City of Surakarta

Miftah Nugroho, Sri Samiati Tarjana, Dwi Purnanto
This article describes the realization of speech acts suggestion expressed by the Islamic preachers (da’i(-s)) in responding to the questioners' (mad'u) questions. The data were obtained by employing the methods of nonparticipative-observation and recording method. The data analysis used the method of...

Pragmatic Skills of Sasak Language Speakers: A Case Study in a Sasak Speech Community

Nur Rizky Sukmawati
This study discusses pragmatic skills of Sasak language speakers. It also studies the way the Sasak society present speech acts such as greeting, requesting, thanking and complaining in their daily interaction. For this purposes Ishihara & Cohen (2010) elucidate these speech acts tend to follow regular...

Gender Bias in Textbooks and Test Items of English Language Learning in the Indonesian Context

Suhartono Suhartono, Diah Kristina
This study projected the aim at focusing on the analysis on gender bias in textbook tasks and test-items in printed national examination documents as well as the students’ perception toward the bias. This study provides information about two issues: data sources and data analysis. The data were taken...

Applying the Cultural-conceptual Translation Model in the Commercial World of Tourism Promotion

Mohammed Zain Sulaiman
Following criticism against translated tourism promotional materials in the last few decades, scholars in the field of Translation Studies have attempted to address the issues involved and propose solutions. This study, which is an extension of the author’s earlier work on the practices and misconceptions...

Language and Values: Angkot and Bus Language Decoration in Ranah Minangkabau

David Reeve
Visitors to West Sumatra are immediately charmed and struck by the passenger vans (angkot) in the city of Padang and the buses of the province of West Sumatra because of their extensive decorations, a combination of words and phrases together with symbols and pictures. These are mobile works of art and...

The Role of Ergative Clauses in Developing Narrative Genre: A Case Study of A Detective Novel Entitled Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

Bayu Dewa Murti, M.R. Nababan, Riyadi Santosa, Tri Wiratno
This research examines how ergative clauses develop phases and stages in narrative genre in detective novel. As we all know that ergative clauses expose or sometimes hide the additional agent what Martin et al called as extra causer. In their nature, the extra causers derive roles in the clause such...

Prepositional Phrase in Javanese: an X-bar Analysis

Dewi Norma Utami
This paper aimed to examine prepositional category followed by other elements as objects or modifier to form a prepositional phrase. There are some types of preposition in Javanese, however the writer only focus on manner, spatial and temporal preposition. Besides determining its structure, this paper...

A Study on Code Choice by Female Chief of Village

Diyah Atiek Mustikawati, Sumarlam Sumarlam, Tri Wiratno, Dwi Purnanto
The paper aims to discuss the result of qualitatif research about the use of code choice done by women head village. As a result, the researcher proves that choice of code in their communication consist of some types of coding even inter-language and extra-language. It also influenced by some factor...

The Types of Sentence in the Essays of Grade VI Elementary School Students in Bali Province: A Syntactic Study

Ida Bagus Putrayasa, Dewa Putu Ramendra, Ida Bagus Putra Manik Aryana
In written communication, the sentences used by students tend to be less varied. The lack of variability appears in the types of sentences used in the essay, such as: the content of the sentence, the number of clauses, the predicate formers, and the nature of actor-action relationship. Based on this...

Code Mixing in the Student Presentation of PBSI UNIPA Surabaya

Ira Eko Retnosari
This article intends to (1) describe the mixed form in the student presentation of PBSI Unipa Surabaya, (2) describe the type of code mix in the student presentation of PBSI Unipa Surabaya, and (3) describe the code mixed background in the student presentation of PBSI Unipa Surabaya. This research uses...

Lexical Bundles in Indonesian and English Undergraduate Thesis Abstracts

Maria Caroline Samodra, Vincensia Dian Ratna Pratiwi
The present study investigates Indonesian and English lexical bundles (LBs) used by Indonesian learners in their thesis abstracts. It aims to examine (1) the most common lexical bundles in the Indonesian and English undergraduate thesis abstracts, (2) similarities/differences in terms of form and functions,...

The Development of Indonesian Syntactic of Role Children Severe Hearing Impairment Preschool Age

Rahayu Pujiastuti
Aim of this study to describe the development of Indonesian syntactic role of language children severe hearing impairment of preschool age. This study was conducted longitudinally on three subjects. The subject is children with severe hearing impairment preschool age (5;0) who go on group A TKLB-B (nursery...

Assimilation Process of Prefixes in the Sasak Language (Study of Generative Phonology)

Rizky Mega Susanti
This research discussed the rules of regional language in Indonesia, namely Sasak language. It described the phonological study that emerged from the daily speech of Lombok people, using Sasak language. The phonological study here discussed the assimilation process of prefiks that occurs in the Sasak...

Mayor's Puns on Instagram: Classification and Function of Puns in Ridwan Kamil's Instagram Account

Shafa Firda Nila
Many government officials use Instagram as a means of communication. In Indonesia, one of them is Ridwan Kamil, the mayor of Bandung City who has more than 7 million of followers on Instagram and has shared more than 4000 posts. A lot of his posts contain such hilarious wordplay, for example is puns....

Assesing Speech Production Based on Interference Picture Naming and Games for Children

Siti Eka Soniawati
This study aims to determine the ability of vocabulary production of children in Bekasi. The method used is using image naming interference and picture guess games. Picture-naming is one method of latency between images and semantic meaning with unrelated spangles (Starreveld, 2016). This is done to...

Address Terms Across Cultures: A Sociopragmatic Analysis

Surono Surono
In daily communication, the use of address terms is very common and natural to communicants. They are required to use the terms appropriately in terms of some aspects and points of view. The wrong use of the terms may disturb the social relationship among the communicants. Address terms can be used among...

Local Knowledge and Wisdom in the Javanese Salvation of Women Pregnancy ‘Mitoni’: An Etholinguistic Perspective

Wakit Abdullah
Mitoni ‘a lifecycle salvation ceremony of the seventh month Javanese women pregnancy’ culturally well preserved and passed from generation to generations as an ethnolinguistic phenomenon. It is a descriptive and qualitative exploratory approach of the ethnoscience perspective. The data collection is...