publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Konseptualisasi Citra Hara ‘Perut’ dalam Idiom Bahasa Jepang

Akhmad Saifudin;
  • Published: 28 Nov 2018
  • Publisher: Universitas Dian Nuswantoro
<jats:p> Hara simply means belly, but for Japanese people it means more than physical. Hara is a concept, an important concept related to Japanese human life. This paper discusses the conceptualization of hara image for Japanese people. The study utilizes 25 idioms that contain hara ‘belly’ word that are obtained from several dictionaries of Japanese idioms. This paper is firmly grounded in cognitive linguistics, which relates linguistic expressions to human cognitive experience. The tool for analysis employed in this paper is the “conceptual metaphor theory” pioneered by Lakoff and Johnson. This theory considers human perception, parts of the body, and people’s...
free text keywords: conceptualization, conceptual metaphor, hara 'belly', idioms, image, Conceptual metaphor, Expression (mathematics), Conceptualization, Cognitive linguistics, Feeling, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Cognition, Perception, Psychology, Linguistics, Human language
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