Word formation and meaning of compound English terms in "Pikiran Rakyat" newspaper edition of June 2010

Nurlina, Elin (2010) Word formation and meaning of compound English terms in "Pikiran Rakyat" newspaper edition of June 2010. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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Abstract

This research describes word formation and meaning of compound English terms in Newspaper. The newspaper chosen is “Pikiran Rakyat” edition of June 2010 which is supposed to be the newspaper performing the compound English terms the most. It has some rules in its formations and also has some problems in determining the compound meaning, because sometimes its meaning cannot be guessed from its constituent part. The problem of this research is then formulated into two research questions: 1. How are the word formations of compound English terms found in “Pikiran Rakyat” newspaper edition of June 2010? 2. What kinds of meaning do the compound English terms in “Pikiran Rakyat” newspaper edition of June 2010? This research supported by William's Origins of the Language (1975), Fromkin and Rodman’s An Introduction to Language (2003), Plag’s Word-Formation in English (2002), Katamba’s Morphology (1993), O'grady’s Contemporary Linguistics; an Introduction (1996), Saeed’s Semantic (1977), and the meaning taken from Oxford advanced learner’s dictionary (1994) to solve the problem presented in the research questions. This research employs qualitative research and descriptive method by which the researcher categorizes, describes, and analyzes the data systematically, factually, accurately in order to be able to answer the research questions proposed. The data are taken from “Pikiran Rakyat” Newspaper edition of June 2010. It is obtained by reading and studying the word formation of compound English terms, with the technique of collecting data by using library research, and the steps of data analysis include 1) Identifying 2) Classifying 3) Clarifying, and 4) and Making Conclusion. There are nine categories of the word formation of compound English terms, namely; noun + noun, noun + verb, verb + noun, verb + adverb, noun + adverb, adjective + noun, noun + adjective, preposition + noun, and neoclassical compound. For the meaning, there are two kinds of meaning, namely: endocentric and exocentric compound. In conclusion, the compound English terms in “Pikiran Rakyat” Newspaper edition of June 2010 dominated by the word formation of Noun + Noun, and the kinds of compound meaning dominated by exocentric compound. We cannot determine the part of speech of compounding and the kinds of compound meaning from its combination, because the result is not all the same between one and another. The writer hopes that the reader understands about compounding (its formation and its meaning).

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meaning; Pikiran Rakyat; word formation
Subjects: Grammar of Standard English
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Users 38 not found.
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2016 10:50
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2018 03:34
URI: http://digilib.uinsgd.ac.id/id/eprint/255

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