Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 380554 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Islamic poetry, Swahili poetry, and Lamu Island

1.
Title: Waadhi
Incipit: ناسعدن ندزانغ کوا هي مزا وانغ افوت المونغ هتك كز غتيا / Nisaidini nduzangu, kwa huyu mzee wangu, ufuete ulimwengu, hataki kuzingatia
Colophon: محرم مز 15 سنة 1371
Language(s): Swahili

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2.
Title: Wajiwaji
Incipit: بسم الله نبتدي ينغ نظي م نا الحمد كرطل ك م كسو م / Bismillahi nabutadi yangu nadhima, na al-hamdu kiratili kama kusoma
Colophon: محرم مز 15 سنة 1371 يوم الاحد
Language(s): Swahili

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3.
Incipit: نون منغ کمت نمکال ی خنجر و کشهد ي منغ ن متمو وتنغ سونين كپنغ انغن کتاخر / Niwene panga kumeta, na makali ya khanjari, wakashuhudia Mungu, na mtumewe wa tangu, wasiwe nyuni kupingu, angani kutaaghari
Language(s): Swahili

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4.

The writer explains the names of various parts of houses in Lamu

Incipit: مدكان تكان او كوندان / 1. Madakani 2. Tekani 3. Au kiwandani
Language(s): Swahili

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Physical Description

Form: codex
20 f. 6 f. 12 f. 1 f.
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Hand(s)

Clear vocalised Swahili hands

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Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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