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al-Muṣṭafā b. al-Ḥājj ʿUthmān Gaya b. Muḥammad Degel b. Muḥammad
(98 words)

known as Gaga.

Sources

Tazyīn, 46-9; Bello (1994), 10.

Biography

One of his teachers was Jibrīl b. ʿUmar. Al-Muṣṭafā in turn was a teacher of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodiye, who elegized him in a Q. rāʾiyya.

Works

1. al-Sulāla ʿalā ’l-Risāla.

Takh. of the Risālat al-naṣāʾiḥ of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad Fodiye (q.v.), written in 1208/1793-4.

Publ. in Thaqāfa, 555-64; also at end of ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad, Tazyīn al-waraqāt (pp. 91-102), Kano: Oluseyi Press, 1382/1962 (copy in NU/Hunwick, 243).

Comm. by Zād b. Muḥammad Saʿd; see next entry.

Cite this page
“al-Muṣṭafā b. al-Ḥājj ʿUthmān Gaya b. Muḥammad Degel b. Muḥammad”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 21 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20005_2_1>
First published online: 2016



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