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بنی عدي

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Singular 'Adwāni عدواني. A Hināwi tribe of the 'Omān Sultanate, found chiefly in the Western Hajar district where they occupy the villages of Sawālih, Murbah, Qasra, Ghashab and Wabil in Wādi Fara'. They are found also on the coast at Quryāt and at Ghuwaisah in the sub-Wilāyat of Saham. Those at Ghashab belong to a section called Bani Bakr بني بكر. Their total number is about 5,000 souls. At present they have no Tamīmah or other recognised chiefs.

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“'ADI (BANI)”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040010>
First published online: 2015

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