Poppy Siahaan

List of John Benjamins publications for which Poppy Siahaan plays a role.


Siahaan, Poppy. 2015. Why is it not cool? Temperature terms in Indonesian. The Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 666–700
The aim of this contribution is to explore temperature terms encoded as words or constructions in Indonesian.. Using frequency statistics, the present study finds that there are three basic temperature terms in Indonesian (i.e. panas ‘hot’, dingin ‘cold’, and hangat ‘warm’. These are… read more | Article
n this chapter I investigate the importance of the human body in shaping conceptualization and categorization, relying on a corpus constructed from German and Indonesian newspapers. The figurative extensions of two source concepts, head and eye, are compared across the two genetically unrelated… read more | Article