Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, Page: 6-14
The Morphosyntactic Properties in Angguruk Dialect of Yali Language
Simin Althur, Department of Linguistics, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
Djatmika , Department of English, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
Wiratno , Department of English, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
Received: Aug. 24, 2015;       Accepted: Sep. 11, 2015;       Published: Feb. 13, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20170501.12      View  2899      Downloads  106
This research specifically studied the morphosyntactic property: verb formation process in Angguruk Dialect of Yali Language (thereafter called ADYL). ADYL is one out of 274 local languages in Papua and West-Papua Province. The speaker population of ADYL consists of 15000 persons. The method employed in this research was descriptive qualitative method. The technique of analyzing data used was syntactic basic operating technique called ‘morphological merger’ as logical demand of distributed morphology theory. From the result of analysis, a number of morphosyntactic properties were found supporting the creation of morphosyntactic verb. They were: (1) mood and its sub-classification; (2) aspect and its sub-classification; (3) tense and its sub-classification; (4) the compatibility of subject to its sub-classification (subject agreement); (5) intensifier and its sub-classification; (6) object possessor markerandits sub-classification; (7) accusative object marker and its sub-classification, (8) causative verb marker; (9) reciprocal diathesis marker and its sub-classification, and (10) diathesis marker. All of those morphosyntactic properties have implication to the creation of morphosyntactic verb in ADYL.
Morphosyntactic Property, Morphological Merger, Morphosyntactic Verb (Word)
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Simin Althur, Djatmika , Wiratno , The Morphosyntactic Properties in Angguruk Dialect of Yali Language, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2017, pp. 6-14. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20170501.12
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