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Apa beda antara "paham" dan "memahami" di Bahasa Indonesia?

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    Halo, Nimaa :)

    "paham" can be a verb or a noun. It depends on context.
    - "paham" as a verb.
    Means "understand". It is used when it shows understanding. Or.... when you want to say that you understand.
    e.g.: I UNDERSTAND this lesson. (Saya PAHAM pelajaran ini)
    - "paham" as a noun.
    Means "stream". It is used when it shows stream, genre.
    e.g.: liberalism, socialism, communism. The suffix on those three words, "-ism" can be translated as "paham" in Bahasa Indonesia. So, those three words in Bahasa Indonesia are: liberalism = PAHAM liberal; socialism = PAHAM sosialis; communism = PAHAM komunis.

    next is "memahami" :D
    "memahami" is a verb, means "understand". Word "paham" is a root/basic word of "memahami". When "paham" is added with suffix, it becomes "memahami". The difference between "paham" and "memahami" here is "paham" doesn't need an object behind, but "memahami" needs an object behind. Like Aisya explained above :)

    selamat belajar, Nimaa :) :) :)
    paham = kata yang bisa berdiri sendiri "saya paham"

    memahami = biasanya masih membutuhkan objek "aku memahami bahasa indonesia" (there is an object behind the verb "memahami")

    well , even to a native , its quite hard to answer >__<

    btw , when talking we usually drop suffix and affix , why ? coz we are too lazy to use it ^_^

    we use it only for formal situation , such as when giving a speech or writing paper / book / report / letter / newspaper , etc

    paham = u have understanded
    memahami = process to be understand

    short but i hope helpfull ^_^

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