Directional in the Balinese language

Ida Ayu Agung Ekasriadi, I Ketut Artawa


This article aims to investigate directional in the Balinese language via the reflective-introspective method. The analysis of data was done applying the distributional method. As a result, apart from the adjective beneng/menang, the preposition used to express direction in the Balinese language is the preposition ka ‘to’ and uli/uling ‘from’. In conclusion, semantically in the Balinese language directional is used based on five variables; they are the mount-sea pivot, points of the compass, the agent’s goal, and the agent’s physical position/object of the sentence

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directional, Balinese language, metaphorical meaning

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Universidad del Zulia /Venezuela/ opción/ /ISSN: 1012-1587 / e-ISSN: 2477-9385

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