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Muḥammad Diākha Diop
(137 words)

b. 1309/1892, d. 1402/1982

Biography

A speaker of Wolof language, he was born in Guéoul but received his training in Saint-Louis. He was also affiliated to the Qādiriyya. His grandson Sh. Talibouya Diop of Guéoul, confirmed his authorship of the following poems, without date and title.

Works

i) Q. rāʾiyya: Tāhat riyāḍ al-ghawri wa’l-amṭārī * Wa’l-zuhri wa’l-akmāmi wa’l-aʿ mārī

MS: Guéoul, 65 vv.

ii) Q. qāfiyya: Jākha waddiʿhu qabla washk al-firāqī * Wa-’rtiqāʾ al-nufūsi bayn al-tarāqī

MS: Guéoul, 7 vv.

iii) Q. Opens: Inna ’l-karīma Muḥamma…

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“Muḥammad Diākha Diop”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40009_2_7>
First published online: 2016



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