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'Tulisan Jawi'(Jawi alphabet)is an Arabic alphabet adapted for writing the Malay language.
It was used before using Latin alphabet to write Malay language.Jawi is an official script of Brunei today.
The word 'alphabet' is added to differentiate with 'Jawi language'.
--快樂雪魚 (talk) 17:56, 12 March 2017 (UTC)
Support It is up to the original language is Malay. This writing was first introduced when islam arrived in Malacca state in 1400 more. Yawi and Rumi also different writing.Aplikasi 05:27, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Why don't we combine this Yawi project into Wikipedia Malay by creating a conversion script? I think it is much more easier, doesn't it? Even Yawi and Rumi are different from script, but I think that the spoken language is still the same, which is Malay language.--5662595lai (talk) 23:43, 26 January 2015 (UTC)
Pattani Malay is different! --126.96.36.199 18:46, 9 August 2017 (UTC)
@Liuxinyu970226: By the way, Yawi or Jawi language =/= Jawi script. Yawi/Jawi is the name given to Kelantan-Pattani Malay spoken in northwestern Malaysia and southern Thailand, while Jawi script is a writing system used by various Austronesian languages in South East Asia. I agree that it is much better for Malay Wikipedia to accommodate Jawi by a tool to convert its script, but the same thing can't be said for Kelantan-Pattani Malay. Kelantan-Pattani Malay is the most divergent of all Malay dialects, and it is hardly intelligible with the speakers of Standard Malay -- as a comparison, Banjar (which already has its own Wikipedia) is much more comprehensible for Standard Malay speaker compared to Yawi/Jawi. Masjawad99 (talk) 22:39, 3 May 2019 (UTC)
@Liuxinyu970226: Umm, was my comment unclear? I meant that Kelantan-Pattani/Yawi and Jawi are two different things. The first is a language/dialect (which can be written in any script), while the second is a writing system. I commented because it seems like you and other people here are misled by believing they are the same thing (even Wikipedia Tulisan Jawi is merged here). I did say above that a script converter would be possible; in fact I think that that is a good idea! I just want to clarify that this Yawi Wikipedia request is something else entirely. Masjawad99 (talk) 08:19, 5 May 2019 (UTC)
Wait, nevermind. I am confused. It seems like the people who created the articles in this project have actually thought this is the Jawi (the script) version of Malay Wikipedia. Masjawad99 (talk) 08:24, 5 May 2019 (UTC)