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Majalah Ilmiah UNIKOM

Vol.9, No. 2

160

H a l a m a n

of behaving.

u. Report

This word consists of two morphemes

re + port. Port may mean a harbor town or

city where ships may take on or discharge

cargo, or to turn or put (a helm) to the left.

Looking at the properties, these morphemes

generate new meaning that is far related to

the new meaning „to give a formal or official

account or statement‟. This word has two

categories: verb and noun, as given in the

examples:

The treasurer reported the monthly bal

V

ance of the company to the manager.

Every division in this department is

obliged to make annual report.

N

p. Remark

This word consists of two morphemes

re + mark. Mark may mean something (as a

line, notch, or fixed object) designed to re-

cord position or to make or leave a mark on.

Looking at the properties, the morphemes

generate new meaning that is closely re-

lated to the new meaning „to notice some-

thing and comment thereon‟. It means that

someone gives more attention towards

something. Remark can be categorized as

noun and verb, as in:

The exhibition contains nothing that is

worthy of remark.

N

Critics remarked that the play was not

original. V

w. Reward

This word consists of two morphemes

re + ward. Ward may mean a person or thing

under guard, protection, or surveillance, or

to keep watch over. Looking at the proper-

ties, the morphemes generate new meaning

that is far related to the new meaning

„recompense‟. The categories for this word

are noun and verb. Example:

The government rewarded Medal of

Honor for the soldier. V

The gold medal is a proper reward for

his achievement.

N

x Remember

This word consists of two morphemes

re + member. Member means one of the

individuals composing a group. The mor-

phemes generate new meaning that is far

related to the new meaning „to bring to mind

or think of again‟. The category is verb, ex-

ample:

Do you remember switching the lights of

before going out. V

y. Regret

This word consists of only one

morpheme. Regret may mean to be very

sorry for or an expression of distressing

emotion. This word is categorized as noun

and verb, as in:

I deeply regret what I said.

V

She expressed her regret at the deci-

sion.

N

z Redress

This word consists of two morphemes

re + dress. Dress may mean to make, ar-

range, or set something, or clothes, or suit-

able. Looking at the properties, these mor-

phemes generate new meaning that is

closely related to the new meaning „to make

up for‟. It means that someone reset some-

thing. This word is included in the noun and

verb categories, example:

I will redress this messy business.

V

I have to make this job without redress.

N

aa.

Recycle

This word consists of two morphemes

re + cycle. Cycle may mean to pass through

a cycle, or an interval of time during which a

sequence of a recurring succession of

events or phenomena is completed. Looking

at the properties, the morphemes generate

new meaning that is closely related to the

new meaning „to pass again through a se-

ries of changes or treatments‟. The category

of this word is verb. Example:

Tatan Tawami, S.S