What is it about?

Bilingual road signs are a common feature of the Middle East landscape. However, the Romanized place names are fraught with inconsistencies. A linguistic analysis is used to identify patterns in these inconsistencies as a way to remedy the issue.

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A unique article addressing the issue of bilingual road signage in the Sultanate of Oman.


The article addresses a real world problem in Oman and proposes concrete solutions.

A/Professor Thomas Roche
Southern Cross University

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This page is a summary of: Road sign romanization in Oman, Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, December 2017, John Benjamins, DOI: 10.1075/aral.40.1.04jam.
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