Jargons Used in “PC World” Magazine
Darmawan Budiyanto1, Hastari Mayrita2, Aprillitzavivayarti3, Boy Indrayana4, Sophia Rahmawati5, Rusman Roni6, Amirul Mukminin7
1Darmawan Budiyanto is a lecturer at Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Tridinanti Palembang, Indonesia.
2Hastari Mayrita is a lecturer at Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Bina Darma, Indonesia.
3Aprillitzavivayarti is a doctoral student of Universitas Jambi, Indonesia.
4Boy Indrayana is a lecturer at Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia.
5Sophia Rahmawati is a lecturer at Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia.
6Rusman Roni is dean of Teacher Training and Education of Faculty, Universitas Tridinanti Palembang, Indonesia.
7Amirul Mukminin is a faculty member in the Faculty of Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on November 15, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 23, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 30, 2019. | PP: 2198-2205 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D7881118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D7881.118419
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Abstract: This research studies about the jargon used in “PCWorld” magazine. The research questions of this study are: 1) How are morphological processes used in creating jargons in the “PC World” magazine in January 2015 edition? 2) What are contextual meanings of jargons used in the “PC World” magazine in January 2015 edition? The aims of the study are to analyze the morphological process in creating computer jargon, to explain the contextual meaning of each jargon used in “PC World” magazine. In this research, the writer used descriptive qualitative research that made use of documentation to analyze the written jargons. The result of the study shows that: (1) The morphological process in creating computer jargon used in “PC World” magazine are acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of a name or combining initial letters of a series of words. It has 3 morphemes (13 jargons), clipping is a process of new words by shortening the polysyllabic word or by deleting one or more syllables (1 Jargon), multiple process is a process of a word formation when a word is formed through more than one process (1 jargon). compounding is a process of a word formation in which it is done by combining two words (15 jargons) and backformation is a process that creates a new word by removing a real or supposed affix from another word in the language (10 jargons). (2) Reveal with the lexical and contextual meaning, the writer found that (21) of jargons in the contextual meaning is higher than (4) jargons of the lexical meaning, the contextual meaning of jargons is more than with the lexical meaning and (15) words of jargon do not have any the lexical meaning.
Keywords: Jargons, PC World, Magazine.
Scope of the Article: Artificial Intelligence.