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Abokor, Axmed Cali (1987)

The Camel in Somali Oral Traditions. Uppsala.

Adam, Hussein M. (1968)

A Nation in Search of a Script. The Problem of Establishing a National Orthography for Somali. MA thesis. Makerere: University of East Africa.

Adan, Alawi Ali (1992)

“A general review of Somali Arabic literature”, in, Proceedings of the First International Congress of Somali Studies, eds Hussein M. Adam and Charles L. Geshekter, Atlanta, Georgia, 299-314.

Afdub, Mursal Farah and Kapteijns, (1999)

“’The defeat of the infidels’: a poem by Sayyid Muḥammad ʿAbd Allāh Ḥasan”, SAJHS, 10, 27-47.


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“Somalia”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <>
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