Numeral Systems Of Indonesian, Arabic, English And Thai Numeralia Dalam Bahasa Indonesia, Arab, Inggris, Dan Thai

Amami Shofiya Al Qorin



Every language has numeral systems. The systematic and unique nature of this language makes the similarities and differences between languages, especially in terms of numerals. For example, Indonesian numerals (L1), Arabic (L2), English (L3), and Thai (L4). The purpose of this study is to examine the similarities and differences in numerals between L1, L2, L3, and L4 in order to obtain the right strategy for learning numerals in the four languages above. This research is a qualitative research using library research method with data processing using a contrastive descriptive analysis method in terms of analysis. The results of this study indicate that the numerals of L1, L2, L3, and L4 have both similarities and differences. The equation found is that each language has natural and multilevel numbers. While one of the differences lies in the form of numbers and the way each number is used according to the language concerned.



Keywords:  Numeral systems, contrastive analysis, languages

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