Re-Thinking Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Script

Kazeem Adekunle Adegoke, Bashir Abdulraheem

Abstract


Abstract

The needed vital instrument to achieve this venture requires the invention of transliteration and transcription of Arabic letters into non-Arabic letters which were successfully done in Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Scripts. Thus, the paper attempts to examine the Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Scripts in the twin discipline of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the occidental world. It is a case study research examining the historical evolution of transliteration and transcription of Arabic letters into non-Arabic letters in which the distinction and lack of uniformity of Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Scripts are fully explored. The paper would finally take us through the fundamental role played by the CJKI Arabic Romanization System (CARS) in the recent innovation in the Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Scripts in the twin discipline of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the western-oriented institution of learning. The purpose is to see what element of innovative development ushered in the recent Arabic-Islamic scholarship in the methods of transliteration and transcription of Arabic letters into non-Arabic letters.

Abstrak

Instrumen vital yang dibutuhkan untuk mencapai usaha ini memerlukan penemuan transliterasi dan transkripsi huruf Arab menjadi huruf-huruf non-Arab yang berhasil dilakukan dalam Romanisasi Skrip Arab-Islam. Dengan demikian, makalah ini mencoba untuk mengkaji Romanisasi Skrip Arab-Islam dalam disiplin ganda Studi Arab dan Islam di dunia barat. Ini adalah penelitian studi kasus yang meneliti evolusi historis transliterasi dan transkripsi huruf Arab menjadi huruf-huruf non-Arab di mana perbedaan dan kurangnya keseragaman Romanisasi Skrip Arab-Islam sepenuhnya dieksplorasi. Makalah ini akhirnya membawa kita melalui peran mendasar yang dimainkan oleh CJKI Arabic Romanization System (CARS) dalam inovasi baru-baru ini dalam Romanisasi skrip Arab-Islam dalam disiplin ganda bahasa Arab dan studi Islam di institusi pembelajaran yang berorientasi barat. Tujuannya adalah untuk melihat elemen pembangunan inovatif yang mengantar kajian Arab-Islam baru-baru ini dalam metode transliterasi dan transkripsi huruf Arab menjadi huruf non-Arab.

 

How to Cite : Abdulraheem, B. Adegoke, K.A. (2017). Re-Thinking Romanization of Arabic-Islamic Script. TARBIYA: Journal of Education in Muslim Society, 4(1), 22-31. doi:10.15408/tjems.v4i1.5549.

Permalink/DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15408/tjems.v4i1.5549


Keywords


romanization; re-thinking; transliteration; transcription; Arabic-Islamic;romanisasi; meninjau ulang; transliterasi; transkripsi; Arab-Islami

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