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Semantic Change Type in Old Javanese Word and Sanskrit Loan Word to Modern Javanese Yuniarto, Hendy; Marsono, -
LLT Journal: A Journal on Language and Language Teaching Vol 16, No 1 (2013)
Publisher : English Education Study Programme of Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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This research aims to describe type classifier of semantic change and to explain the factors causing semantic change. This research was conducted with a qualitative-descriptive approach. The research method is conducted by comparing the meaning of words from the Old Javanese and Sanskrit loan wordto Modern Javanese. The collection data is done by looking for words that the meaning suspected change in Old Javanese dictionary. Words meaning determined precisely by tracing to the Old Javanese text. Furthermore, words meaning are compared to present time meaning through Modern Javanese dictionary. In addition, searching Modern Javanese meaning are also using Javanese news on the internet pages. The analysis of this research is to classify Old Javanese words and Sanskrit loan words meaning that undergo change to Modern Javanese. It’s also explained why the change in the word meaning can occur. The result shows that, semantic change of Old Javanese words and Sanskrit loan words to Modern Javanese can be classified into seven types, involving widening, narrowing, shifting, metaphor, metonymy, pejoration, and euphemism. In addition, the result shows that semantic change can occur because of some factors. Psychological factor concerning emotive and taboo, and polysemy. religion spreading, the growth of science and technology, the socio-political development, and the needs of a new name. DOI:
International Journal of Humanity Studies (IJHS) Vol 1, No 1 (2017): September 2017
Publisher : Sanata Dharma University

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Indonesia is one of the top ten destinations for Chinese people. In fact, Chinese tourists contributed the highest number of foreign tourists to Indonesia. The innovative access to information facilitated them to plan itinerary in Indonesia. The Indonesian government who aimed at increasing Chinese tourists can implement digital tools. This brief study elaborates the use of journalism to review destinations which were disseminated through Wechat. Various destinations in Indonesia can be informed to more than 800 million of Wechat users. The reviews of a tourism destination are not limited to general or popular destinations, but also to new destinations that have not been known widely. The news structure is divided into 6 sections, including location details, the history, the attraction, how to get to the place, useful information, and the cost. Some obstacles related to translation and the dissemination of the news can be solved by working with some parties to promote this strategy.DOI: