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ERIC Number: EJ1118935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Contrastive Analysis between English and Indonesian Prefixes and Suffixes (A Narative Text Analysis of Legends in Perspective of Morphology)
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n30 p1-8 2016
This research deals with finding the similarities and differences, and describing the types of the English and Indonesian prefixes and suffixes for the narrative text of Legends. In this research, writer used descriptive qualitative research and contrastive methodology to find out the valid data. After investigating the data, writer found some findings based on the analysis of the type of English and Indonesian prefixes and suffixes. There are four types of English prefix namely quantified, locative, temporal, and negation prefixes. In the narrative texts, writer found four words viz in negation prefixes. English suffixes own four types namely nominal, verbal, adjectival, and adverbial suffixes. There was not word categorized as nominal and verbal suffixes, there were two words indicated as adjectival suffixes, and four as adverbial suffixes. Vice versa, Indonesian prefixes possess five prefixes namely forming verb, adjective, noun, numeral and interrogative. Forming verb is five words, forming adjectival is one word, forming noun is three words, forming interrogative is one words and there is not word of forming numeral. There are five types of Indonesian suffixes namely forming, verb, adjective, noun, numeral, and interrogative. From the five prefixes, writer only found two words namely in forming noun. Writer found differences and similarities from both of them; In English suffixes possess adverbial suffixes but there are not in Indonesian suffixes. However in Indonesian suffixes possess types of suffixes namely forming numeral and interrogative, and in English suffixes do not possess these types. The same types of English and Indonesian suffixes are; both of them possess suffixes namely forming noun, verb and adjective.
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Language: English
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