Covid-19 Pandemic and Axiology of Communication: A Study of Linguistic Phenomena

Authors : Sukmawaty; Fakhriawan Fathu Rahman; Citra Andini

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 4 - April

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This study aims to determine the intensity of the birth of terms and absorption of words related to the topic of the Covid-19 pandemic. The birth of a number of these terms is in line with the incessant news regarding the Covid-19 pandemic which must be immediately disseminated to the public. The obstacles that occur in the news are a number of foreign terms that are not immediately understood by the public. As a result, this condition forces the birth of a number of terms and absorption words that can make it easier for readers to understand the contents of the reading. Data collection was carried out for two years from March 2000 to February 2002. Based on this research, it was found that Indonesian as the state language has its own system or rules that must be obeyed by its speakers. Therefore, all words or terms that enter Indonesia must comply with these rules. To achieve this goal, here the author uses a qualitative descriptive method with a content analysis approach. The data in this study were sourced from written news sources and through TV, YouTube and online news media. regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. This study uses three stages of data analysis, namely the stage of data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions. The results of the study found that almost all absorptions (medical, social, economic and political terms. This matching and translation were carried out to fill in the blanks of terms and form their equivalents in order to achieve fast and accurate information delivery.

Keywords : Acceptability, Terms, Content Analysis, Matching, Borrowing


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