Verb eu ‘see’ in the Acehnese language

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Dohra Fitrisia Mulyadi Mulyadi


This study discusses the meaning and semantic structures of the EU verb ‘see' in Acehnese language. Therefore, the theory of Natural Semantic Metalanguage is used. The data were collected by interviewing native speakers ofAcehnese language. The results showed that the meaning of the verb EU in Acehnese language is formed by the combined semantic prime of the verb ‘see’ withthat of ‘feel’, ‘think’, ‘know’, and ‘say’. The resulting polysemy is see/think, see/know, see/feel, and see/say. Furthermore, the semantic structure of the verb EU is characterized by the same semantic component in describing the meaning of EU, namely the components' X see Y'and 'X see Y like this'.

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FITRISIA, Dohra; MULYADI, Mulyadi. Verb eu ‘see’ in the Acehnese language. Proceedings of English Education International Conference, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 232-238, nov. 2016. ISSN 2527-8037. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2022.