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Manṣūr Sy b. Mālik Sy b. ʿUthmān
(106 words)

b. 1892 d. 27 Shaʿbān 1376/29 March 1957.

Biography

The manuscripts listed below are all to be found in the collection of the author’s brother ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz in Tivaouane.

Works

1. Q. kāfiyya: ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz aʿirnī qalba ūṣīka * Waṣiyyatan ʿanka tashfī kulla mā fīka

40 vv. written in 1957 to appoint his brother ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz to the leadership of the Sy branch of the Tijāniyya.

2. Q. dāliyya: A-fī ’l-basīṭati ghayr Allahi maʿbūdū * Bi’l-ḥaqqi am fī ’l-samāʾi li’l-ghayri mawjūdū

In praise of his father Mālik Sy.

3. Q. yāʾiyya: ʿAraftu li-Salmā bi’l-ya…

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“Manṣūr 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40007_1_4>
First published online: 2016



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