Glossary of Indonesian and Malay terms
|Abangan Native Javanese, following customary belief and practice |
|Aliran Socio-cultural stream |
|Bumiputera 'Sons of the soil' (Malay race) |
|Dakwah Missionary activity |
|Fatwa Pronouncements by Islamic clergy |
|Golkar Functional groups (golongan karya) |
|Hadith Sayings attributed to Prophet Mohammed |
|Haqq al-muraddah Right to constructive criticism (Islam) |
|Hisbah Commanding good and forbidding evil (Islam) |
|Hudud Prescribed (Islamic) rules and penalties |
|Ijtihad Personal reasoning (Islam) |
|Jihad Holy war or struggle (Islam) |
|Kedaulatan rakyat People's sovereignty |
|Laskar (Non-state) militia |
|Merajuk Express silent displeasure (by a ruler) |
|Mufakat Consensus (Indonesia) |
|Musyawarah Deliberation (Indonesia) |
|Napol Political criminal (naripadana politik) |
|Nasibah Sincere advice to rulers (Islam) |
|Orang asli Native people of peninsular Malaysia |
|Pancasila Five principles of official Indonesian state ideology |
|Rukun Negara National harmony (Malaysia) |
|Santri Literally, graduate of a pesantren…also a general term for pious or orthodox Moslems |
|Shura Consultation between rulers and people (Islam) |
|Sunnah Authoritative sayings of Prophet Mohammed |
|Tapol Political prisoner (tahanan politik) |
|Yang-di-Pertuan-Agong King (Malaysia) |
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Book title: The Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia.
Contributors: Philip J. Eldridge - Author.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: 201.
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