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Abd al-ʿAzīz Sy b. Mālik Sy b. ʿUthmān
(66 words)


Samb (1972), 398-407.


Son of al-ḥājj Mālik Sy and his khalīfa at the Tijānī zāwiya of Tivaouane in succession to his elder brother Abū Bakr (q.v.).


1 Poem in praise of Sh. Hādī Touré

Poem in an admixture of Arabic and Wolof in praise of his brother-in-law and teacher.

Publ. trans. in Samb (1972), 399-401.

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“Abd al-ʿAzīz Sy b. Mālik Sy b. ʿUthmān”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2016

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