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Menerima vs Mendapat

Facebook notification: Nawshrvan Arshad menerima friend request Anda. A certain online dictionary seems to support the theory that Menerima = receive and accept something Mendapat = receive only regardless of accepting Is it true?

June 12, 2019



Would the root words for this be “terima” and “dapat”?


How is it possible to receive without accepting. I find this very confusing.


To take the example from the original question above... When someone send you a friend request in Facebook, you can say that you receive that friend request. But you have to accept that request before you actually become friends in Facebook.

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