The Language Variation of Pendalungan Jember


This research examines the language variation of Pendalungan Jember through describing the structure of language and regional accent which show characteristics of Pendalungan people. Data obtained from public places and social media (instagram) to be observated, interpreted, and classified according to the language variations. According to the data, Pendalungan language variations contain: a) lexical variations; b) systemic morphologycal interferences; c) code-mixing; and d) Madurese identical accent. A regional accent of Pendalungan is Madurese, but it use Javanese words/language dominantly. It can be identified from intonations and lexicon uses. These findings show popular words which are used in daily conversation of Pendalungan people. It is because the data obtained from instagram which use natural utterance like everyday conversation. The regional accent of Pendalungan is necessary to be examined in depth, so that the next reseachers can develop this research with a dialectology approach.

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Wahyu Ayuningsih, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

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Conference: ACAH2018
Stream: Humanities - Language, Linguistics

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