Types of Slang Found in Raya and the Last Dragon Movie Series 2021 by Walt Disney

  • Pande Wayan Tonjaya Putra Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar
  • Ida Bagus Gde Nova Winarta Maharaswati Denpasar University
Keywords: Keywords: movie, Raya and the Last Dragon, slang, linguistic, sociolinguistic


The objective of this study is to know what types of slang found in Raya and The Last Dragon movie. As said before, the data source for this paper is a movie entitled Raya an The Last Dragon. The data was analyzed using descriptive qualitative method use theory from Allan and Burridge (2006) who divided slang into five types, that are fresh and creative, flippant, imitative, acronym, and clipping.After doing the observation and collecting the data, researcher found 8 data. Moreover, after the analyzation researcher can conclude that the data that found can classified into four types of slang from Allan and Burridge that are 3 data for fresh and creative, 2 data for imitative, 1 data for flippant and 2 data for clipping, researcher do not found the data that can classified as acronym.

Keywords: movie, Raya and the Last Dragon, slang, linguistic, sociolinguistic.


Adams, M. 2009. Slang: The People’s Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Allan., & Burridge, K. (2006). Forbidden word: Taboo and the Censoring of language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Biner, B.J. (2013). Introduction to Pragmatic. Malden: Blackwell Publishing

Jayanthi, I. G. A. A., Suastini, N. W., & Jayantini, I. G. A. S. R. (2022). An Analysis of Slang Words in Song Lyric Used by Ariana Grande. Teknosastik Journal, 20(2), 95-104

Kamirah, K., & Ambalegin, A. (2019). Analysis of Using Code Switching in Instagram. Journal Basis (Journal Bahasa dan Bahasa Inggris).

Lumendang, M. et al., (2020). An Analysis of Slang Geek Charming Movie. Manado: Universitas Negeri Manado.

Siringoringo, R.M & Marpaung, M.S. (2022). Analysis Of Slang Language In Song Lyric “Damn I Love You” by Agnes Monica. Journal Scientia, 10(2), 295-301

Situmorang & Herman. (2021). An Analysis of English Slang Language Styles Used in Charlie’s Angles Movie. Journal of English Educational Study, 4(1), 21-29

Syahputra, P.S & Syafitri, D. (2022). Slang Word Analysis in The Movie Ralph Breaks The Internet. EDU
LIA: English Education, Linguistic, and Art Journal, 2(2), 46-52
Abstract viewed = 150 times
pdf downloaded = 236 times