PIRANTI FOKUS DALAM KALIMAT BAHASA INDONESIA
The existence of focus in a sentence can be recognized from the available markers used. Elements of sentence being focussed get “specific attention” within an utterance. The specific elements “are separatd” from the others by means of certain strategies and markers. The strategies and markers include, among others: (1) the order, such as preposing the focussed elements; (2) the use of focussed markers, such as the addition of pewatas (definite), relator yang, clitics –nya, conjunction bahwa, and the word juga; and (3) the construction of specific focus, constructions which intrinsically posite the distribution of focus by making constrast and repetition.