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    Dabo, Sitokoto
    The document is a copy of a Mandinka Ajami poem written by the famous Mandinka poet, Aboubacar Dabo, who is popularly known as Sitokoto Dabo. The poem deals with Islamic inheritance rules, explains the notion of inheritance ...
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    Al-Ghazālī
    The manuscript is a copy from an Arabic original written by Imam al-Ghazali with recent glosses in Mandinka Ajami, which was made thirty two years ago. It discusses the importance of knowledge. It highlights how the benefits ...
  • Kaŋ Kalifa Jaabi la Araabukaŋ Kuloolu Karandiro: Arabic Grammar Lessons by Kang Kalifa Diaby 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The document is a copy from the original written by the famous Mandinka scholar and teacher, Kang Kalifa Diaby. The document is designed to teach Arabic grammar to Mandinka learners. The document is bilingual. Mandinka ...
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    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The manuscript is a copy of a poem written by the renowned Mandinka scholar, Kang Kalifa Diaby. The poem is dedicated to the Tunisian scholar, Ibn Zayd al-Qayrawānī, who lived in the 4th century (AH). The manuscript is ...
  • Kitaaboo Foloota: The Book Began 

    Unknown
    The manuscript is a Mandinka Ajami poem titled Kitaaboo Foloota (English: The Book Began), which alludes to the beginning of the Quran. The poem praises God and Prophet Muḥammad and teaches tawḥid (English: oneness of God). ...
  • Aqīda: Teaching Islamic Creed 

    Bayo, Ablaye
    The manuscript is a copy from the original Arabic document with glosses in Mandinka Ajami made by Ablaye Bayo in 1983. The document is for students at the elementary level in the Mandinka Islamic curriculum.
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    Unknown
    The manuscript is a copy of the Arabic original. It deals with the unique attributes of God. It contains new added glosses in Mandinka Ajami, as the blue ink made by a modern pen indicates.
  • Images of Ibrahima Bayo and Tanaff Arrondissement 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-07-03)
    Images taken at the home of the manuscript owner, Ibrahima Bayo in Tanaff, Sedhiou, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in July 2018. The first image is of the manuscript owner being interviewed by Ibrahima ...
  • Lasili Kitaabo aniŋ Banna Sali Kutubo: Rituals and ʻĪd al-ʾaḍḥā Sermon 

    Unknown
    Contains a collection of three small manuscripts, including a three-page religious poem with glosses in Mandinka Ajami, a three-page document dealing with Islamic rituals with glosses in Mandinka Ajami, and an Imam's sermon ...
  • Sitookoto Daabo la Suukuwo: A Poem by Sitokoto Dabo (Yaa Allah, Yaa Rahman, Yaa Rahim) 

    Dabo, Sitokoto
    The manuscript is a copy of the original written in Mandinka Ajami by Sitokoto Dabo, one of the most famous Mandinka Ajami poets of Senegambia. The poem combines praises of God for His protection and mercy with prayers for ...

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