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Saudi Youth Slang Innovations: A Sociolinguistic Approach

Yasser A. Gomaa
2015 International Journal of Linguistics & Communication  
Despite the fact that SYS is a rich and complex language variety, which constitutes a significant and almost ubiquitous part of Saudi Arabic, it has received scant attention from sociolinguists and no  ...  This study is a sociolinguistic investigation of Saudi youth slang.  ...  Elbe (1989) , for example, argues that slang is a central component of youth culture and speaking a particular slang is determined by an individual's desire to identify with a specific speech community  ... 
doi:10.15640/ijlc.v3n2a10 fatcat:yvz7wdvjibdxvgqj4atqholxvy

Measuring Internet Slang Style in the Marketing Context: Scale Development and Validation

Shixiong Liu, Yi Wu, Wu Gong
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
It develops and validates a new scale to measure Internet slang style along the dimensions of amiability, overtness, candor, and harshness through a series of in-depth interviews, two surveys, and one  ...  As an emerging language variant, practitioners have extensively used Internet slang in advertising and other communication activities.  ...  Accordingly, a scale of Internet slang style is constructed to provide researchers with an instrument for contextualized Internet slang research in the marketing domain.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.751806 pmid:35115982 pmcid:PMC8805681 fatcat:f5ewdxs5mbfubhwln36vagxlee


E.Y. Gorshunova, Y.V. Gorshunov
2016 Russian Linguistic Bulletin  
Being a developing entity, Rh Sl cannot but react to the changes that take place in modern society, evolving new tendencies and being enriched with new items that need to be linguistically interpreted  ...  of its functioning, the changes it undergoes and the new tendencies it develops, the functions it demonstrates (for instance the euphemistic function of disguising such addictions as alcoholism and drug-taking  ...  Apparently, for English lexicography the advantageous question is not the distinction between slang, jargon and argot, but the specificity of the process of transferring words from slang to colloquial  ... 
doi:10.18454/rulb.7.26 fatcat:7cjwxqjiebcidpc3cxzna6l6v4

Group polarisation among location-based game players: an analysis of use and attitudes towards game slang

Samuli Laato, Nobufumi Inaba, Mauri Paloheimo, Teemu Daniel Laajala
2021 Internet Research  
A divisive word "jym" (i.e. a Finnish slang derivative of the word "gym") was discovered, and players' attitudes towards the word were further probed with a survey (n = 185).  ...  Face-to-face interviews revealed association of the word to a particular player subgroup and it being used with improper grammar as reasons for the observed negative attitudes.  ...  Method: Survey players in the same chats via a questionnaire focused on opinions and attitudes towards non-universal slang terms. (Figure 1c) (3) Aim: Explain the observed relationships.  ... 
doi:10.1108/intr-03-2020-0158 fatcat:xvxopffzpfh4td2hzax36exqlu

The Role of Integrative Motivation in the Acquisition of American English Slang by Saudi Female Undergraduate English Majors

Najla Abdulaziz Alshawi
2018 Arab World English Journal  
The acquisition of slang is crucial for English language learners (ELLs) who aim to achieve a native-like fluency.  ...  is crucial for English language learners (ELLs) who aim to achieve a native-like fluency.  ...  the Questionnaire Items for Interest in English Language Item No.  ... 
doi:10.24093/awej/th.209 fatcat:3hdbhosbondblivxfj3tucesau

Elaboration of an empirical basis for the web-based mapping of French common youth slang
Élaboration d'une base empirique pour la cartographie web des argotismes communs des jeunes français

Thierry Ponchon, Tatiana Retinskaya, Natalia Voynova, Jerome Baghana, Karpenko Viktor
2021 XLinguae  
The stages of the youth speech survey, which can be conducted remotely, are described. A review of lexicographic sources for the collection of argotic units is carried out.  ...  This article aims to bring on some enlightenment on the specifics of an experimental base formation for the creation of web maps dedicated to the French common youth slang.  ...  The proposed study is devoted to the specifics of the formation of an experimental base for the creation of French common youth slang web maps, which will allow an illustration of the territorial localization  ... 
doi:10.18355/xl.2021.14.04.14 fatcat:izxuhfmqsnd6dfznkfjjjqxu4u

On Socio-Cultural Situatedness in Style Attribution: A Study of Style in Hungarian

Szilárd Tátrai, Júlia Ballagó
2020 New Horizons in English Studies  
In the second phase, relying on the results of the first survey, a subsequent questionnaire was conducted.  ...  Specifically, socio-cultural situatedness is regarded as a crucial component of the speaker's perspective, playing a decisive role in the construal of style.  ...  We would also like to thank the editors for carefully reading our manuscript and advising us on how to refine it.  ... 
doi:10.17951/nh.2020.5.3-23 fatcat:senty3mvqjf5dkhretbk3hysuy

Page 1042 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 27, Issue 2 [page]

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acquisition, lexical/ pragmatic domain; sex, age; questionnaire; Austrian boys/girls aged 3/7/11; 9302705 language assessment dynamic methods, linguistically/culturally diverse children appropriateness  ...  ‘lie’; 9304113 Survey of Vancouver English urban dialect survey, sociolinguistic study; questionnaire; native English speakers, Vancouver; 9304318 syntactically analyzed text corpora, semantic data enrichment  ... 

Page 850 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 2 [page]

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collection; questionnaires; 9403524 Rzhevskiy, A.  ...  /Russian as a second language instruction, grammar teaching/learning practice/attitude, German high schools, 1982/83- 1990/91 studies comparison; questionnaire; 10th/12th graders; 9402336 foreign-language  ... 

Short message service (SMS) language and written language skills: educators' perspectives

Salomé Geertsema, Charene Hyman, Chantelle van Deventer
2011 South African Journal of Education  
SMS language is English language slang, used as a means of mobile phone text messaging. This practice may impact on the written language skills of learners at school.  ...  A quantitative research design, utilising a questionnaire, was employed. The sample of participants comprised 22 educators employed at independent secondary schools within Gauteng, South Africa.  ...  A survey-based questionnaire was used to gain survey data from the participants.  ... 
doi:10.15700/saje.v31n4a370 fatcat:tmdv7a7e2rc6bh477jwynrl3wq

Developing an Arabic Infectious Disease Ontology to Include Non-Standard Terminology

Lama Alsudias, Paul Rayson
2020 International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation  
First, a quantitative evaluation of the term extraction results and an additional qualitative evaluation by a domain expert.  ...  In recent years, research interest has grown rapidly in supporting languages such as Arabic in NLP in general but there has been very little research on medical ontologies for Arabic.  ...  belong to a specific domain, in our case infectious disease.  ... 
dblp:conf/lrec/AlsudiasR20 fatcat:fb5a3huw35euflmxztr55xmacm

Page 391 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 1 [page]

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, domain role; 9401663 English “bad language” history/recognition/impact; 9401019 First World Conference for Yiddish, 1908, results reanalysis; 9401686 first-/second-language reading comprehension relationship  ...  K., The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax and Other Irrev- erent Essays on the Study of Language reviewed; 9401504 rhyming slang, Cockney English, South African underworld slang ex- amples; 9401594 Romance  ... 

Verbal Communication about Sex in Marriage: Patterns of Language Use and Its Connection with Relational Outcomes

Jon A. Hess, Tina A. Coffelt
2012 Journal of Sex Research  
Married people (n = 293) responded to a questionnaire about their use of common sex-related terms and about several characteristics of their marriage: sexual communication satisfaction, relational satisfaction  ...  Results showed an association between use of sexual terms, particularly slang terms, and both satisfaction and closeness. This connection was stronger for women than for men.  ...  This study did not attempt a comprehensive survey of every word possible because there are thousands of sex-related words and a survey of language use could be almost endless.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00224499.2011.619282 pmid:22004117 fatcat:r7a24chwrvbvvolvnavplr43fm

Page 2585 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 5 [page]

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9410581 German 19th-century language history, 2nd Bad Homburg colloquium proceedings; 9411143 German as a foreign language instruction, Jugendsprache (slang) in- clusion, English/German glossary; 9409815  ...  analysis, research approaches; 9410993 German sentence order, midfield’s standard order, complements/ specifications; 9410777 German syntax summary, word order emphasis, German as a foreign language resource  ... 

Natural Language In Measuring User Emotions: A Qualitative Approach to Quantitative Survey-Based Emotion Measurement

Leandro Miletto Tonetto, Pieter M.A. Desmet
2019 Zenodo  
In the proposed approach the items are (a) generated by respondents instead of by researchers, and (b) are domain- specific instead of general.  ...  The common approach to develop questionnaires that measure experience is to translate theoretical factors into verbal survey items.  ...  Note that because the approach focuses on natural language, the questionnaire should be developed for a particular product category.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2596890 fatcat:fh3i3dxyl5bsrbeetitd2apjui
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