The Jargons of Clash of Clans Used by The Teenagers

Author
Yudhi Faizal Eka Putra
Serliah Nur
Rabiatul Adawiah
Nurfitrah

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Abstract

Online Games are popular for Indonesian teenagers, and one of them is the Clash of Clans (COC). Each online game has specific terms. Those are known as jargon. This study is aimed to find jargons of Clash of Clans used by the teenagers. It is a qualitative research using descriptive method. The result shows that there are seventeen jargons used by three teenagers. They are Archer Troops, Barbarian Troops, Wall Level 3, Wall Level 1, Town Hall 3 Starts, Mortar, Golem, Hogs, Wars, Builder, Hidden Tesla, Clan Castle, Giant, Healer, and Elixir. Those jargons are used in the other contexts, out of that online game. the players use this jargon language by considering the things in the real life with all of the things in Clash of Clans. So the jargon language from the game is accidentally said by teenagers in their real life context.

Keywords
Jargon
Clash of Clan
Teenegers

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How to Cite
Putra, Y. F. E., Nur, S., Adawiah, R., & Nurfitrah. (2020). The Jargons of Clash of Clans Used by The Teenagers. LETS: Journal of Linguistics and English Teaching Studies, 1(2), 91-98. https://doi.org/10.46870/lets.v1i2.14
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