A Pragmatic Study: Investigating The Meaning of Social Deixis in Spoken Discourse

https://doi.org/10.36892/ijlts.v5i3.482

Authors

  • Fatmah Fatmah Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati
  • Indri Lutpiah Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati
  • Sari Sucita Laden Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati
  • Devi Mulatsih Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati
  • Jaufillaili Jaufillaili Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati

Keywords:

Context, Deixis, Social Deixis, Social Meaning, Speech

Abstract

This research aims to investigate the types of social deixis and analyze their social meaning in a speech context. This research used a qualitative method. The participant of this research is Retno Marsudi’s utterances, who the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. The data was collected from YouTube and a transcript from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia’s website. The data collected was analyzed using qualitative analysis, where the data was divided into five types of deixis and then narrowed down into two types of social deixis. After the data narrowed down, the researchers analyzed the meaning of the social deixis based on contextual and sociocultural theory. The results of the analysis conclude that there are two types of social deixis: 1) relational social deixis and 2) place social deixis with three data of relational and one data of place social deixis. The social meaning of social deixis imply profesionalism, social status, familiarity, and formality.

Published

2024-06-19

How to Cite

Fatmah, F., Lutpiah, I., Laden, S. S., Mulatsih, D., & Jaufillaili, J. (2024). A Pragmatic Study: Investigating The Meaning of Social Deixis in Spoken Discourse. International Journal of Linguistics and Translation Studies, 5(3), 96–107. https://doi.org/10.36892/ijlts.v5i3.482