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Muḥammad al- Fūtīly
(59 words)


Samb (1972), 155.


According to Samb, he comes from Nguilogne and was affiliated to the Qādiriyya, as evidenced by the only poem attributed to him by Samb. He is the father of Dhu Nūn Ly (q.v.).


1. Q. fī madḥ al-Shaykh Sāʿd Abīh b. Muhammad al-Fāḍil

Publ: Trans . in Samb, (1972), 155-6.

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“Muḥammad al- Fūtīly”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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