List of John Benjamins publications for which Poppy Siahaan plays a role.
Why is it not cool? Temperature terms in Indonesian. The Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 666–7002015.
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
head and eye in German and Indonesian figurative uses. Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from various languages and cultures, Maalej, Zouheir and Ning Yu (eds.), pp. 93–1142011.
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