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Temporal Expressions In Balinese: Focused On The Semantic Functions Of Temporal Adverbials

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Item Summary Purnawati, Ketut Widya Artawa, Ketut 2018-12-04T19:21:08Z 2018-12-04T19:21:08Z 2018
dc.identifier.issn 1836-6821
dc.description.abstract This paper focuses on temporal expressions in the Balinese language. The discussion of temporal expressions is based on theories of temporal semantic functions proposed by Haspelmath (1997) and Pan (2010). The results show that Balinese temporal expressions can be classified into four semantic functions, which can be further classified into several subcategories. The four semantic functions are (1) temporal locations, (2) temporal extent, (3) frequency, and (4) miscellaneous functions. The choice of temporal adverbial marking in Balinese is influenced by speech register. Another important point in Balinese temporal adverbial marking is the notion of definiteness. Definiteness in Balinese is not only marked on the linguistic unit of a particular temporal adverbial, but also on the marker itself, particularly for temporal adverbials, which indicates a situation as the reference time.
dc.format.extent 19 pages
dc.subject temporal marker&&semantic function&&speech register&&definiteness
dc.title Temporal Expressions In Balinese: Focused On The Semantic Functions Of Temporal Adverbials
dc.type Data paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.subject.languagecode ban
prism.publicationname Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
prism.volume 11
prism.number 2
prism.startingpage xxvi
prism.endingpage xliv
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