Languages of Security in the Asia-Pacific

College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

Languages of Security in the Asia-Pacific header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Human Security'

Japanese – Ningen no anzen hoshou | Hyuumansekyuritii

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Human Security, Japanese

人間の安全保障 (にんげん・の・あんぜん・ほしょう) ningen no anzen hoshou The term is comprised of the following kanji: “人間” ningen – human being; man; person “安全保障” anzen hoshou – safety guarantee; security guarantee “安全” – safety; security “保障”– guarantee; assurance; pledge; warranty (“の” no indicates the possessive case) ヒューマンセキュリティー hyuumansekyuritii from the English words “human security” (katakana)   Relates […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Indonesian – Keamanan Manusia

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Human Security, Indonesian

Keamanan Manusia Relates to human security The term ‘keamanan manusia’ is a relatively new piece of terminology that relates to human security. Its referent is moving focus from security of the state and society to security of the people as citizens. The emergence of the concept of ‘human security’ was warmly welcomed by NGOs and […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Thai – Khwam mankhong khong manut

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Human Security, Thai

ความมั่นคงของมนุษย์ Khwam mankhong khong manut Relates to Human Security Human security is usually translated as khwaam mankhong khong manut or khwaam mankhong khong khon. In general the meaning of the words khon and manut (for human) are interchangeable. With the end of the Cold War, prominent experts from the United Nations introduced an international conception […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Karen – Bwa Gay Wor Dta Bee Dta Ber

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Human Security, Karen

Bwa Gay Wor Dta Bee Dta Ber Relates to human security The Karen term used to imply human security takes the original word for security and attaches the word ‘people’ to clarify the form. However, most Karen are not familiar with the Western conception of the term, and instead view it as related purely to […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Burmese – Lutha lon chon hmu

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Burmese, Human Security

Luthā lon chon hmū Relates to human security Colloquially, the idea of human security is expressed with the phrase sā wu tnēi yēi lon chon hmū, which translates literally as ‘eat-wear-shelter-safe-enveloped as in a blanket’ (See security). Bawa lon chon hmū, literally ‘life-security’, is also understood to imply a broad idea of security of livelihood […]

[Read more →]

Tags: