Research on Affixes in the Indonesian Language

Donghao CUI


This article delves into the study of affixes in the Indonesian language. It explores the critical role that affixes play in word formation from a linguistic perspective. By categorizing and summarizing various types of affix usage in Indonesian, such as prefixes, infixes, and suffixes, it aims to provide a deeper understanding of linguistics and foster further research in language. The article highlights the distinctive features of two classic Indonesian affixes, “me-” and “-nya,” shedding light on their diverse grammatical functions and their significance in both linguistic analysis and cross-cultural communication.Besides,this article primarily analyzes the importance of affixes in word formation from a linguistic perspective. It categorizes and summarizes different types of affix usages in Indonesian and extracts the essence for a deeper understanding of linguistics and further language research.


Indonesian language; Affixes, Prefixes, Suffixes me; Suffixes-nya

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