An Analysis Of Ambiguity In Tetun Terik Dialect Of Tetun Language

HALEK, Noviannus Taek (2019) An Analysis Of Ambiguity In Tetun Terik Dialect Of Tetun Language. Diploma thesis, Universitas Katolik Widya Mandira.

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Abstract

Based on the light obsevation, the Ambiguity in Tetun Terik dialect of Tetun Language appears in some human body parts and entails certain meanings. The topic above is specified into a problem: what are the kinds of ambiguities in Tetun Terik dialect of Tetun Language. Due to qualitative study the data were obtained through obsevation and interview. The researcher observed the lexicons that can be attacted to figur out kinds of ambiguities in Tetun Terik dialect. It was strengthened by interviewed six (6) informants in the terms interviewed the lexicons being attached by the word ambiguity at the final positions of noun referring to human body arts and their meaning. The data were analyzed through some steps: recording, listening and translation of the ambiguities meaning cultural imagery of the Tetun Terik dialect speakers by using the theory of semantics. There are 44 findings in three kinds of ambiguities that founded; the first is twenty three (23) lexical ambiguities, for example: the word “Ain” has two meanings, (a) dregs (b) foot. The second is eleven (11) phonological ambiguities, for example: the word “tu tan/tutan” has two meaning, (a) get seat (b) connect. The last one is ten (10) grammatical ambiguity, for example “mane oan ida” the sentence has two meaning (a) a man who has one child (b) a boy. In line with the significance and the finding of the study some suggestions are proposed. (1) Linguistic researchers are suggested to do other researches in any languages highlighted from the Bucaria (2004) theory of Semantics Lingustics. (2) The linguistic researchers are suggested to do other researches how goverment to prepare the fund to cary out seminar, workshop, researchs, etc on local language.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ambiguity. Lexical ambiguity, phonological ambiguity, Tetun Terik dialect of Tetun Language.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: S.Ptk Dami Damianus
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 01:31
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 01:31
URI: http://repository.unwira.ac.id/id/eprint/742

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