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Research Paper | Social Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017
Honorifics Politeness in Speech as Request Words of Parliament Member
Syafruddin  | Muhammad Bakri | Lutfi Ahmad
Abstract: Politeness is reflected in the way of communicating through verbal signs and accordance with the socio-cultural norms where the use of that language. This study aims to explain the use of honorific politeness on board parliament members and delineate the reason of the words for its use. The research method is qualitative with a thematic approach as analysis tools. The results showed that the use of honorific politeness by board parliaments members expressed in the formal model and as respectful to the other person. Honorifics is shown in the form of interrogative sentence and classified as indirect speech. The use of indirect speech in a sentence orders by board parliaments members manifests in two ways as a request for clarification and as demand ac-tion. Argument of board member will give reasons for the use of the honorific politeness in two functions as respect for the authority of the speaker as well as a tribute to the legislature.
Keywords: Honorific, Interrogative, Local Board
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,
Pages: 319 - 321