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Serigne Mūsā Ka
(162 words)

d. 1384/1965

Sources

Camara(1997)

Biography

He also wrote many poems in Wolof, see “Nouveau Catalogue”, 128-199; Camara (1997).

Works

1. Qaṣāʾid

i) Jazāʾ al-shakūr

Opens: Qad qāla Mūsā khādimu ’l- khadīm * li-man ḥawā taqaddum al-qadīm

Poem in Wolof on Aḥmad Bamba’s sea voyage [to Gabon].

MS: Diourbel. See Kane (1997), 165.

Publ. Dakar: Impr. Serigne IssaNiang, n.d. (copy in NU/ Hunwick, 486).

ii) Duʿā

Opens: Yā man yujību daʿwata ’l-muḍṭarri * astajib lī waʿannī ’kshif ḍurrī.

MS: Diourbel, 468.

iii) Marthiyat al-ḥājj B-k al-Buṣūbī (Mbacké…

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“Serigne Mūsā Ka”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40008_2_14>
First published online: 2016



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