Struktur Informasi dan Parameter Fokus Makna dalam Kalimat Bahasa Biak di Provinsi Papua
This study aims to uncover the principles of grammar called the information structure and focus parameters of meaning in the sentence Biak language. As the Austronesian group, Biak language structure contains iriformation that the proportion of category included: presuppositions, protrusion, openness and activation. In addition, the focus of the sentence containing that aims to explain the role of prominence in the rules and opponents of pragmatic presupposition. This study is based on the theory of RRG with communicative cognitive perspective. In its disclosure, this study uses descriptive qualitative method in order to explore a variety of data through the data Biak language spoken and written include a clause or sentence structure simple or complex. Exploration of this study consists of two parts, namely (a) the information structure, and (2) the meaning of the sentence focus parameters Biak language.