International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

Downloads: 123 | Views: 147

Dissertation Chapters | Linguistics | Indonesia | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016

Code-Switching Serves a Euphemism


Abstract: Euphemism exists in code-switching, it is used by the Indonesian speakers. The objective of this research is to investigate euphemisms used by the Indonesian speakers in their utterances in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian language), local languages, and foreign languages (English and Arabic). The research was descriptive by collecting data from the original speech of the speakers utterances, through recording, and note-taking. The result of the research indicates that there are 30 euphemism in words or phrases found in the Indonesian speakers, they are euphemisms in Bahasa Indonesia, Buginese, Makassarese, English and Arabic.

Keywords: euphemism, code-switching

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,

Pages: 786 - 790

How to Download this Article?

Type Your Email Address below to Receive the Article PDF Link

Verification Code will appear in 2 Seconds ... Wait