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Neologisms And Morphological Analysis Of Gay Language

1250 words - 5 pages


A Concept Paper
Presented to
Maria Lady Sol A. Suazo, Ph.D, Instructor
Surigao Del Sur State University
Tandag City

In partial fulfillment
Of the requirements for the Degree
Bachelor of Secondary Education
Major in English



The language of gays known as gayspeak has now earned respect from the community and observably been infused in the mainstream language of the society. Language is evolving and with its changing nature, existing language needs to be ...view middle of the document...

If this type of language becomes acceptable to society and is being used by the majority, that’s the time it becomes part of official communication.
Languages evolve. Gay lingo is part of the modernization of language so it is important to study its meanings, unique structures and how it’s created for the preservation of knowledge and future references. New words are created and others disappear. The words or phrases currently used by gays, particularly in Surigao Del Sur, may be short-lived. They may be used only by the present batch of gays and may be replaced by other terms in the next three or five years. According to Rafael (2010), gayspeak is the most unstable and malleable of all languages. Documenting gay lingo, therefore, is deemed important for posterity reasons. They may be used as references or as aids in understanding the meaning of future literature material written today.
In this study, the researchers are going to research and interview 20 gays in 4 Colleges in SDSSU and gather different gay words that are commonly used by them. After we gather all the data, analysis and realization of meanings are to be explained.


This study not only identified the meaning of common gay terms but also analyzed the morphological structure of the spoken discourse of gays in SDSSU-Main Campus S.Y. 2015-2016.

This study attempts to determine the Neologisms and Morphological Analysis of Gay Language of Students in Surigao Del Sur State University S.Y. 2015-2016.
Specifically, this seeks to answer the following questions:
1. What are the common words used by gays?
2. How do these gay words formed and what are their meanings?
3. What are the Morphological Structures of Gay’s language discourses?
4. How do these rules defy the English grammatical rules?

The major concept of this study is focused on the Neologisms and Morphological Analysis of Gay Language in Surigao Del Sur State University S.Y 2015-2016.
Figure 1 shows the flow of the study. In the Input contains the origin of each word in the formation of gay language, the rules or basis involved and the differences of the gay lingo in the regional and in the northern Philippines. While the process is by questionnaires, Interview followed by data analysis and interpretation and the output contains the analysis and the purpose of this study.

Neologisms and Morphological Analysis of Gay Language of students in Surigao Del Sur State University S.Y. 2015-2016

Neologisms and Morphological Analysis of Gay Language of students in Surigao Del Sur State University S.Y. 2015-2016

* Questionnaire
* Interview
* Data Analysis
* Data Interpretation

* Questionnaire
* Interview
* Data Analysis
* Data Interpretation
* common words used by gays
* gay words formed and their meanings
* the...

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