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ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAbbās b. Mayoro Ṣall
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known as al-Shaykh ʿAbbās Sall, b. Rajab 1327/July-August 1909, d. 1410/1990


Born in Nguick Fall, which is located at 4 km. from Sakal (some 27 km. to the north of Louga), ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿ Abbās Sall was one of the most prolific Senegalese writers in Arabic. Although a native speaker of Wolof, ʿ Abbās Sall, known as Mayo…

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“ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAbbās b. Mayoro Ṣall”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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