Revisiting Arabic-Malay Translation Experience in Malaysia: A Historical and Contemporary Account

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This article argues the importance of translation study from the Arabic language into the Malay language. To support this statement, the paper sheds some light on translation activities as found in the Malay society and Arabic civilization as a comparison. The translation has a major role in the development of education for Malay citizens especially in the Muslim community. Then, the temporary development of Arabic-Malay translation is discussed to draw a conclusion on the need of expanding Arabic-Malay translation as a discipline.

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Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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