ARABIC VOCABULARY IN THE HEALTH REGISTER DURING THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC ERA: MORPHO-SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

Desya Asrota Aina, Basuni Imamuddin

Abstract

This research was motivated by the emergence of a virus called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-cOv-2) or also called Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) which has been the cause of the global pandemic. It is obvious that science will continue to evolve as there are problems existing in this world. New terms or vocabulary in health sciences has begun to emerge along with the presence of this virus, either in control of the virus or in the prevention of the virus. This study discusses the Arabic vocabulary in the health register that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of morphology and semantics. This analysis uses the qualitative descriptive method. The main purpose of this study is to expose to the readers on the forms and meanings in the health register of Arabic vocabulary that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data obtained in this study are outlined from the almasdar online newspaper from Yemen and assisted with an Arabic dictionary. The results obtained from this study from the morphological aspect found that Arabic vocabulary in the health register that has appeared during the COVID-19 pandemic has some in the form of Arabization, derivation, pluralization, words blending, and hybrid. From the semantic aspect, it was found that the Arabic vocabulary in the health register that has appeared during the COVID-19 pandemic was in the form of metaphors, translations, and shifts of meaning. When viewed from meaning relations, there are relationships of synonym, antonym, and idiom meanings.


KEYWORDS: Vocabulary, Morphology, Semantics, Health, COVID-19
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