@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9997920,
	  title     = {The Name of Thai Muslim Students: The Reflection of Value and Identity of Thai Muslim },
	  author    = {Apichaya Kaewuthai},
	  country	= {},
	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {To study the meaning of Muslim name in order to analyze the underlining value and identity from first year to forth year Muslim students at Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai Campus. The questionnaires are employed as a main analytical tool to acquire the names from 80 Muslim students in four study years. The meanings of obtained names are subsequently analyzed and summarized base upon related documents to uncover the beneath value. The study reveals that name of male is derived from the name of prophet; Nabi Muhammad, merit, dignity, origins, leadership and the faith in Islam. For female, on the other hand, their names are related to virtue and beauty, cleanliness and peace, hope and flowers which comply with their characteristics. One of the reasons contribute to the principle of naming is the regulation of Ministry of Culture which states that the name should represent one’s nature and characters. The given name reflects value and identity of Muslim which can be classified into three categories including 1) Value related to belief in Islam 2) value related to relationship among families and relatives 3) value about relationship with nature and environment. All the above mentioned reflect Muslim value and identity vividly.    The name of Muslim students allows the researcher to perceive the perspective, belief and value in giving the name of Thai Muslim. Besides, it reveals social condition and their culture. It can also be the fundamental of studying the meaning of name in other races.
},
	    journal   = {International Journal of Environmental and Ecological Engineering},
	  volume    = {8},
	  number    = {4},
	  year      = {2014},
	  pages     = {968 - 970},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9997920},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/88},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 88, 2014},
	}