Omani National Anthem Lyrics

“Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani” is the national anthem of Oman and the Omani national anthem lyrics were written by Rashid bin Uzayyiz Al Khusaidi and the music to the Omani national anthem was composed by James Frederick Mills.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Oman

“Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Oman in the year of 1932.


Omani National Anthem Lyrics in Arabic (Arabic Script)

يا ربنا احفظ لنا جلالة السلطان
والشعب في الأوطان
بالعز و الأمان
وليدم مؤيدا
عاهلا ممجدا
بالنفوس يفتدى
وليدم مؤيدا
عاهلا ممجدا
بالنفوس يفتدى

يا عمان نحن من عهد النبي
أوفياء من كرام العربي
فارتقي هام السماء
واملئي الكون الضياء
واسعدي وانعمي بالرخاء

Omani National Anthem Lyrics in Arabic (Romanization)


Yâ rabbanâ eħfeẓ lanâ jalâlat as-Solṭân
Wa-š-šaʿba fi-l-ʾawṭân
Be-l-ʿazze wa-l-ʾamân
Wa-l-yadom moʾayadâ,
ʿÂhelân momajadâ;
Be-n-nofuse yoftadâ.
Wa-l-yadom moʾayadâ,
ʿÂhelân momajadâ;
Be-n-nofuse yoftadâ.

Yâ ʿOmân, naħno men ʿahd en-Nabi
ʾAwfiyâʾ men kerâme l-ʿArabi.
Fârtaqi hâm as-samâʾ
Wa-emlaʾi l-kun ḍ-ḍiyâʾ
Wa-s-saʿdi wa-n-naʿmi be-r-raxâʾ.

Omani National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

O Lord, protect for us our Majesty the Sultan
And the people in our land,
With honour and peace.
May he live long, strong and supported,
Glorified be his leadership.
For him we shall lay down our lives.
May he live long, strong and supported,
Glorified be his leadership.
For him we shall lay down our lives.

O Oman, since the time of the Prophet
We are a dedicated people amongst the noblest Arabs.
Be happy! Qaboos has come
With the blessing of Heaven.
Be cheerful and commend him to the protection of our prayers.
Omani National Anthem Lyrics

When is Omani National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Oman is generally played or sang throughout national holidays, particularly on the independence day events in Oman. It is also performed during cultural and other festivals in Oman, usually marking off the beginning or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Oman is also typically carried out in international sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Omani National Anthem in Oman?

The national anthem of Oman, like other national signs of Oman, embodies the tradition, past history, and beliefs of Oman and its individuals. Thus, it helps stimulate feelings of patriotism among the Omani people and reminds them of their Oman’s splendor, beauty, and abundant heritage.

It also helps join the citizens of Oman by one single tune or music. During the performance of the Omani national anthem, residents of Oman, in spite of their ethnic differences, rise up in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with great passion.

Sports males and females from Oman also feel a great moment of gratification when they receive a medal at a worldwide sporting occasion while Oman’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a feeling of having actually made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Oman in schools learn to appreciate their nation and develop a feeling of unity among themselves.