Eufemisme Bahasa Indonesia dalam Bidang Profesi

Rawinda Fitrotul Mualafina


This research aims to (1) describes some processes of euphemism formation and (2)  explains some factors behind those formations. It uses descriptive qualitative method with observing and note taking as techniques for data collecting. There are five findings in this research: (1) euphemism formation occurs by two processes, namely (a) by using english vocabularies and (b) by replacing the existing term with another one from Indonesia vocabularie; (2) there are influences from diglosic condition in Indonesia to euphemism formation by using english vocabularies; (3) one of euphemism formation have been done to hide the real essence of job by using some specific diction on the job term; (4) the component of meaning from diction elected with positive connotation become basis for replacement of the term; (5) the job location be a another  influence of euphemism formation.

Keyword: euphemism, occasion, language, linguistic etiquette

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DOI: 10.31002/transformatika.v1i1.249

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Transformatika: Jurnal Bahasa, Sastra, dan Pengajarannya 

ISSN: 2549-5941 (print) | 2549-6271 (online)
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