The Romance of Rosululloh SAW. and Aisyah R.A. in Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah Song Lyrics: Cognitive Linguistic Perspective

Dwi Kurniasih, Mudhiah Umamah


In the beginning of April 2020 Aisyah Istri Rasulullah song which is a song from Malaysia became one of the videos that dominated trending lists on YouTube. More than 20 video covers of the song Aisyah Istri Rasulullah have controlled the YouTube page. This study aims to describe the metaphorical forms contained in the lyrics of the song Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah by using cognitive semantics approach. This study is a descriptive qualitative research. The research data are the lyrics of the song Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah that are analyzed using a content analysis technique. The results show that the metaphors found in the lyrics of the song Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah could be classified into three types, structural metaphor, orientational metaphor, and ontological metaphor. The applying of metaphors indicates several concepts of imagery scheme, such as identity (matching), circumstance (existence) of object, imagery space in of up-down, state of form in form, the existence bounded space for limited space. The use of metaphors in Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah song lyrics aims to convey the contents with sorted words that are easy to understand. Since many people feel that they do not know several hadits about the romance of the romantic story of Rasulullah SAW with Aisyah RA, this song comes as the essence of several hadits that can provide knowledge to the audiences in a practical and concrete way


cognitive semantics; metaphor; song lyrics of Sayyidah Aisyah Istri Rasulullah

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