A study of English borrowing in Patani-Malay / Noorhayatee Benjasmith

Benjasmith, Noorhayatee (2016) A study of English borrowing in Patani-Malay / Noorhayatee Benjasmith. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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        Abstract

        This dissertation is a study of language borrowing process of English in Patani-Malay. The objectives of this study are to examine the phonological, morphological, and semantic changes of English lexical items used in Patani-Malay in order to identify their types of borrowing; as well as to sort and allocate these English lexical items into their respective semantic fields. The corpus of English lexical items used in this study was collected from various Patani-Malay printed media written in Jawi, Roman, and Thai scripts. They were analysed based on the works of Haugen (1950), Heah (1989), and Haspelmath & Tadmor (2009). The findings reveal that the data can be classified into various borrowing types under three borrowing processes i.e. Importation, Substitution, and Native Creation. In terms of the classification of the data into semantic fields, the data occur most in the semantic field of Modern World. It is followed by the semantic fields of Social and Political Relations, and Cognition.

        Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
        Additional Information: Dissertation (M.A.) – Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 2016.
        Uncontrolled Keywords: English language; Patani-Malay; Spoken language; Malay language
        Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
        P Language and Literature > PE English
        Divisions: Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
        Depositing User: Miss Dashini Harikrishnan
        Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2016 17:30
        Last Modified: 02 Sep 2016 17:30
        URI: http://studentsrepo.um.edu.my/id/eprint/6664

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