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Abū Bakr Sy b. Mālik b. ʿUthmān
(236 words)

called Serigne Ababacar or Serigne Mbaye Sy, d. 23 Shaʿban 1376/25 March 1957.


HDS, 254, Samb (1972), 374-81.


He succeded his father as Khalifa-General of Tijānīs in Senegal after his father’s death in 1922.


1. Ḥurūf Ṣalāt al-Fātiḥ

Acrostic on the words of the Tijāniyya prayer Ṣalāt al-Fātiḥ.

Publ. with intro. by ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Sy Jamīl, and French trans., Huruf:

Composition à partir des lettres de la “Sallatul Fatahi” de Cheikhal Khalifa Seydi Ababacar Sy (RTA). Les ruisellements de la splen…

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“Abū Bakr Sy b. Mālik 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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