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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 12, December 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Code-Mixing In Sinhala Teledramas (The Study Based On Teledramas Telecast On Hiru TV, Swarnavahini, And ITN Channels During 2016-2018 In Sri Lanka)

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AUTHOR(S)

M R T N Kumara, M.Siraji

 

KEYWORDS

code-mixing, Tele-dramas, linguistics, Sri Lankan TV channels, Sinhala language

 

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the research is to identify the extent of code-mixing on the Sri Lankan TV channels’ Tele-dramas. A questionnaire distributed among 228 HNDE students of The Hardy Advanced Technological Institute and the data analyzed to determine the impact of code-mixing on the viewers of teledramas. The collected data and analysis of the research reveal that Sinhala is undergoing in the face of the English language, especially in mixed code usage. However, there can see the word exploitation for modernity and affluence. Thus, a new variety of Sinhala is emerging, where a change in structures, phonology, and usage can identify.

 

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