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Submitted by b soetoro (Indonesia), Jan 23, 2010 at 04:27

Dear Mimkush, Yes in Indonesia majority we dont use what you called moslem names which was arabic names. The name of people in Indonesia almost same with India names. Soekarno, Soeharto, Arjun, Shinta, Devi are the common name in Indonesia. Indonesia is the largest Islamic country in the world and we are not Arabs. My point is not important to identify religion in specific language. Allah, God, Kreshna is the name of Who create the universe. Even in Indonesian language God is TUHAN. So some time Indonesian called Allah with TUHAN.

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