The high frequency of using chavacano lexicons

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The high frequency of using Chavacano lexicons indicates that Chavacano Speakers are having Chabacano structure because of the use of “di” and “de”. Moreover, it is in relation to the conclusion of Olaer (2005) and Cabangon's (2006) theory on the rustic and urban Zamboanga Chabacano uncovered the importation of words from Bisaya, Tagalog and English such as the word “kanila”
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Table 1.2 Frequency Table for Chavacano Speakers’ from East Coast’ Language choice are described in the following variation of lexicon. (Adverb): 1.2.1 Adverbs of place which answer the question WHERE: LEXICON MEAN Frequency (12 participants from different barangays) Percentage (%) 1. Use of Cerca 5 41.7% 2. Use of Apiki 7 58.3% 3. Use of Alli 3 25% 4. Use of Talli 9 75% 5. Use of Alla 3 25% 6. Use ofTalla 9 75% It is shown that in table 1.2.1, there is a high frequency of Chavacano lexicon on language use of adverbs of place which answer the question where which are “apiki” with 58.3%, “talli” with 75%, and “talla” with 75% which indicates that native and non native speakers both use the Chabacano lexicon. 1.2.2 Adverbs of manner which answer the question HOW MANY: LEXICON MEAN Frequency (12 participants from different barangays) Percentage (%) 1. Use of Mas 4 33.3% 2. Use of Mucho 8 66.7% 3. Use of Poko 9 75% 4. Use of jutay 3 25%
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It is shown that in table 1.2.2, there is a high frequency of Chavacano lexicon on language use of adverbs of place which answer the question how many, which are “mucho” with 66.7%, and “poko” with 75% which indicates that native and non native speakers both use the Chabacano lexicon. It is higher than the other varieties of “mas” and “jutay”. “Mucho” can be use in sentence like “mucho comida” means “many foods” and “poko” in sentence like “poko el hente” means “few of the people”. 1.2.3 Adverbs of negation which express DENIAL or DISSENT: LEXICON MEAN Frequency (12 participants from different barangays) Percentage (%) 1. Use of No 4 33.3% 2. Use of Jendeh 8 66.7% 3. Use of Si 9 75% 4. Use of Oo 3 25% It is shown that in table 1.2.3, there is a high frequency of Chavacano lexicon on language use of adverbs of place which expresses denial or dissent, which are “jendeh” with 66.7%, and “si” with 75% which clearly states that Chabacano lexicon are from the Spansih words which are maintained by native and non native Chabacano speakers in Zamboanga City. This is in relation of Camins (1999) which refer to that Chabacano all began from our need to speak with Spanish Colonizers. He further examined that Chabacano in Zamboanga are lexically and phonologically closer to the Spanish language. 1.2.4 Adverbs of doubt which express uncertainty MEAN
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LEXICON Frequency (12 participants from different barangays) Percentage (%) 1. Use of Acaso 7 58.3% 2. Use of Quizas 5 41.7% 3. Use of Cajah 10 83.3% 4. Use of Basih 2 16.7% It is shown that in table 1.2.4, there is a high frequency of Chavacano lexicon on language use of adverbs of place which expresses uncertainty, which are “acaso” with 58.3%, and “cajah” with 83.3% which clearly states that Chabacano lexicon are from the Spansih words which are maintained by native and non native Chabacano speakers in Zamboanga City. This is in relation of
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  • Zamboanga City, Chavacano language, Languages of the Philippines

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