Semantics Study of Figurative Meaning in Indonesian Proverbs
Eva Chairani, Zainudin, Sri Minda Murni
Available Online December 2018.
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- Cognitive semantics; Figurative meaning; Interpreting proverb
- Proverb is one of many ways for people in communication. it is short, clear, containing wise, culture in metaphorical form in order to make it easy to memorize. Proverb also considered as people cognition in responding experience, point of view and observation in surrounding. Linguistics and people cognition play vital role for people in constructing proverbs and it also depends on their natural background knowledge. figurative meaning as a component which find in proverbs gives unexpected orientation toward subject matter. Response concerning the role of figurative meaning within proverb evokes the willing to know what the figurative meaning within proverbs present for. By applying Cognitive semantics approach as a base of revealing the mental process in interpreting proverbs then the finding showed there were other roles besides the prevalent basic reasons. there are showing respecting, illustrating situation or thing, condition of people, illustrating what people doing, characters of people, and about activities.
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TY - CONF AU - Eva Chairani AU - Zainudin AU - Sri Minda Murni PY - 2018/12 DA - 2018/12 TI - Semantics Study of Figurative Meaning in Indonesian Proverbs BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 258 EP - 260 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-18.2018.56 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/aisteel-18.2018.56 ID - Chairani2018/12 ER -