Allah Peliharakan Sultan

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لله فليهاراكن سلطن
English: Allah Bless the Sultan
Allah Peliharakan Sultan
Emblem of Brunei.svg

National anthem of  Brunei
Lyrics Pengiran Haji Mohamed Yusuf bin Pengiran Abdul Rahim, 1947
Music Haji Awang Besar bin Sagap, 1947
Adopted 1 January 1984
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Allah Peliharakan Sultan (Jawi: الله فليهاراكن سلطن ) (English: God Bless the Sultan) is the national anthem of Brunei Darussalam. The anthem is sung in Malay, the national language of the country. It was written by Pengiran Haji Mohamed Yusuf bin Pengiran Abdul Rahim (later bestowed with the title Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Setia Negara Pengiran Haji Mohamed Yusuf bin Pengiran Abdul Rahim) and composed by Haji Awang Besar bin Sagap in 1947. It was adopted in 1951 as the national anthem of the British protectorate of Brunei. It was adapted as the national anthem of Brunei Darussalam upon independence from the United Kingdom, and was sung as the national anthem of the independent state at the stroke of midnight 1 January 1984.


The national anthem is sung by schoolchildren in Brunei at the beginning of school during the raising of the national flag and national emblem on school assemblies. The national anthem is played each morning early breakfast on radio and television by Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) and at the sign-on and sign-off (replay rerun recorded sign-on) of its transmission for the day.


Arabic alphabet Malay alphabet/Rumi English translation

يا الله لنجوتكنله اوسيا
كباوه دولي يڠ مها مليا
عاديل بردولت منأوڠي نوسا
مميمڤين رعية ککل بهاڬيا
هيدوڤ سنتوسا نڬارا دان سلطان
الهي سلامتكن بروني دارالسلام

Ya Allah lanjutkanlah Usia
Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia
Adil berdaulat menaungi nusa
Memimpin rakyat kekal bahagia
Hidup sentosa Negara dan Sultan
Ilahi selamatkan Brunei Darussalam

O Allah Bless His Majesty
With A Long Life
Justly And Nobly Rule The Kingdom
And Lead Our People Happily Forever
Peacefully Be, The Kingdom and Sultan
Almighty God, save Brunei, The House of peace


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