Mukti, Laksananing (2014) REGISTERS AND ACRONYMS IN BOARDING SCHOOL. In: International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” IV ISSN; 2088-6799, 18 November 2014, hotel NEO Semarang.


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The paper deals with the technical terms found in the boarding school, which is used some Sanskrit words to name some places and other things and also the acronyms that sound unusual for some people but it is daily used and understood in the military terms. The object of this paper is the words used in the specific area and accepted by all the community. The aim of this research is to describe and analyze the language maintenance used by the boarding school to keep the community recognize and appreciate the Sanskrit words. On the other hand, the used of some acronyms in the community is also to maintain the specific language used by specific community. This research uses descriptive analysis as the method and the finding shows that it is important to keep the ancient words alive and the acronyms help the community to memorize something easily.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: register, Sanskrit, acronyms, boarding school
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:54593
Deposited By:S.E. Wahyu Setiabudi
Deposited On:06 Jul 2017 13:44
Last Modified:15 Feb 2018 11:04

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