Some Cars in Indonesia Have ‘Names': a Linguistically Creative Use of Rebus

V. Luluk Prijambodo
Journal article Magister Scientiae • 2013 Indonesia

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(English, 11 pages)


The practice of name giving differs from language to language. A name can be given to a person, place or thing. Therefore, there are person names, place names, thing names. The fact, however, a person may be named after a place or even an animal name. The phenomenon discussed in this article shows another practice of name giving not to a person, place or thing, but to a car. That is a car is named after its owner. It is the implication beyond the name giving that this article intends to uncover.


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