Register dan Faktor Sosial yang Digunakan dalam Komunitas Waria di Kelurahan Tlogosari Wetan Kota Semarang


  • Dwi Ayu Wulandari Universitas PGRI Semarang
  • Sunarya Sunarya Universitas PGRI Semarang
  • Bambang Sulanjari Universitas PGRI Semarang


Sociolinguistic Studies, Register, Social Faktors


This research took the topic about the Register and social factors used in the she male community in the village of Tlogosari Wetan Semarang. The purpose of this research is to describe (a) the form of the Register of languages used by the transvestite, (b) The meaning of the transvestite language Register, (c) the function of the use of She male language register.

This type of research uses qualitative descriptive research. Data collection techniques are done by tapping technique, see proficient see and record. While data analysis techniques are conducted by studying data, classifying data, analysis, and withdrawal of compulsion.

Based on the results of the research, the register of she male language in the village of Tlogosari Wetan Semarang is a variant/variety of languages. The she male language is only used by the group she male and those who hang out and are familiar with She male. The findings in this study are as follows: (1) The vocabulary based on its classification is source and relationship, (2) the meaning of vocabulary, and, (3) The function of She male language based on its use namely as self-identity and group.