The semantic structures of simple sentences in Bahasa Indonesia

Dahnil Adnani, (1974) The semantic structures of simple sentences in Bahasa Indonesia. AKADEMIKA, 5 . pp. 11-30. ISSN 0126-5008

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An adequate grammar of a language should show the relationship between sensesor concepts and the symbols (vocal or visual) used to convey them. This presentation attempts to identify the various conceptual elements contained in simple sentences in the standard written Bahasa Indonesia and show how these elements contribute towards determining the conventional representation of these sentences. On the basis of different configurations of various conceptional elements involved simple sentence in Bahasa Indonesia may signify either one of the following types of predications: 1) a process, with the principal, 2) an action with the actor, 3) a qualification with the principal and its attribute, 4) an existence with the principal and the place, 5) an identification with the principal and its identity, 6) a possession with the possessor and the possessed, 7) an attitude with the principal the actor, the patient and the beneficiary, 10) an action with the actor, and patient, and the starting and the terminal place.

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