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Malu dalam kerangka akhlak melayu

Muhammad, Zarina and Abdullah, Akmaliza and Ab. Razak, Ratna Roshida (2019) Malu dalam kerangka akhlak melayu. Jurnal Hadhari, 11 (2). pp. 231-244. ISSN 1985-6830


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‘Shyness’ and ‘modesty’ (malu) bring two meanings of either positive or negative. The negative side of ‘malu’ is often regarded as one of the factors cause people, especially Malays, to be passive, quiet, inferior, non-assertive and lack of courage. While the positive side of ‘malu’ often related to polite behavior hence the preservation of human dignity and the honor of the nation. This article is aimed at examining how ‘malu’ manifest as an ethical and good moral character in accordance with the Malay worldview. This article also aims at examining further, the position of ‘malu’ in the Malay ethical framework. Content analysis approach and library research on the works of several Malay figures in prose, poetry, metaphor, pantun, were used hikayat and Malay stories. The findings reveal the manifestation of ‘malu’ in the Malay worldview are closely related and integrated with the key concepts that emerges in keywords namely intellect, knowledge, heart (qalb), religion, adab, language and evil. As one of the important elements of a Malay Ethical Framework, ‘malu’ play an important role to refrain a person from immoral behavior; as a symbol of morality in life as well as dignity for a nation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Shy and modesty, moral,intellect, knowledge, malay
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:87249
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 Nov 2020 17:00
Last Modified:30 Nov 2020 17:00

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