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Muḥammad ʿUthmān Kajarāy
(103 words)

1 20th cent.


Gori (1995a), 102


Of Beja origin; poet and educationalist. He currently (2001) works in the Ministry of Education in Asmara. He has also published in the Sudan; he has, for example, two poems in the collection, Qaṣāʾid min al-Sharq, ed. Ḥassān Abū ʿĀqila Abū Sinn, Kasalā, n.d., 33-34.


1. Qaṣāʾid Iritriyya.

Fifteen political and patriotic poems in Arabic; in the hand of Tāj al-Dīn Nūr al-Dāʾim Yūsuf (q.v.); description in Gori (1995a), 102.

Publ. Asmara: Mt. Adūlīs, 1991, 50pp., for the Amānat a…

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“Muḥammad ʿUthmān Kajarāy”, 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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