Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 47707 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

19th - 20th Century Swahili Popular Verses

159 short mashairi of Swahili popular poetry, anonymous except for no.10 which is attributed to Sharifu Mohammed bin Mwinyi Mkuu

Incipit: ايای دغ نودن ه نبدكوعرف رجال ننسوان ه / Enyi ndugu na wendani napenda kuwaarifu rijal na niswani
Language(s): Swahili

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 32 f.
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Layout

Hand(s)

Clear vocalised Swahili hand

Record Sources

"Swahili Manuscripts Collections".

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