Lughah al hayawanat: dirasah nazariyyah fī manzur ‘ilm al lughah al nafsi (animal language: theoretical study from psycholinguistics perspective)

Khozaimah, Khozaimah and Muflihah, Muflihah (2020) Lughah al hayawanat: dirasah nazariyyah fī manzur ‘ilm al lughah al nafsi (animal language: theoretical study from psycholinguistics perspective). OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra, 14 (1): 10. pp. 133-156. ISSN 1907-624X; 2442-305X

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Living with others is not only experienced by humans but also by animals. Animals also use a communication system that enables them to work together. However, their communication system is different from humans. This difference is based on specific characters distinguishing a language from that of other social creatures. This manuscript aims to describe the difference between human and animal language. Specifically, it would discuss basic differences in how animals communicate with others and humans. By using the descriptive analysis method through comparing the resulting data with the current knowledge and relevant literature, the author found some of the basic differences between human and animal's language and the way they communicate, One of the basic differences is “productivity”. Humans can create new expressions or new vocabularies continuously to describe any unlimited new object or situation. They, further, can talk about future and goals while animals don't do so. The second difference is “duality”. Human's language has two types of system, namely meaningless voice and a compound of voice elements which create meaning. Animals, on the other hand, are incapable to produce or compound differences voice to a different meaning.

Item Type: Article
Khozaimah, Khozaimah
Muflihah, Muflihah
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language of animal; language of human; psycholinguistics
Subjects: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200322 Comparative Language Studies
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200499 Linguistics not elsewhere classified
Divisions: Karya Ilmiah > Artikel
Depositing User: desiana ekasari
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2021 03:32
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2021 13:58

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