AN ANALYSIS OF DERIVATIONAL SUFFIXES IN JUSTIN BIEBER’S CHANGES ALBUM

  • Nadhea Lisa Desmara Universitas Muhammadiyah Metro
  • Fitri Palupi Kusumawati Universitas Muhammadiyah Metro
  • Aulia Hanifah Qomar Universitas Muhammadiyah Metro
Keywords: Derivational, Morphology, Suffix

Abstract

Derivational suffix is a part of linguistics learn about word which
added by affixes may change the meaning and the part of speech. This research
deals with the derivational suffix of song lyrics. The researcher focuses on
derivational suffix types and function. The objectives of the research were to
describe types and function about change class changing and class maintaining in
derivational suffix in song lyrics. Descriptive qualitative method was used to
analyze the data. The techniques used in collecting the data is documentation
This research applied the theory of Plag (2002) to indentify the types of
derivational suffix. From the analysis, it is found that 36 derivational suffixes
divided into 3 types, 21 nominal suffix (is –er, -tion –al, -al –ment –ion –ion, -
ment –ion –ence -tion –er –ity –ity ––ness –ion –ity –ion, -ist –ette, -age), 10 adverb
suffix (-y, –ly, –ly, –ly, –ly, –ly, –ly, –ly, -ly, -ly), 5 adjective suffix (: -ful, -ly,
-y, -ual, -able). The suffixes which found in the data have 31 word class changing
and 5 class maintaining,the researcher conluded that suffix –ly give many
contributions in the suffix found in lyrics of album.

Published
2022-01-12
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