Fur Ajami: an invisible tradition

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March 4, 2019

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Dmitry Bondarev, « Fur Ajami: an invisible tradition », A-label: African Languages Between the Lines, ID : 10670/1.z2tlhi


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More on "invisible" Ajami from our colleague Nikolay Dobronravin who already wrote for our Ajami Lab a piece on invisibility of Ajami writing in Nigeria, Chad and Sudan. This time he takes us to Darfur ('the land of the Fur') to explore a history of Ajami writing in Fur, a Nilo-Sahran language spoken in the west of the Republic of the Sudan.    Read his fascinating account of Fur Ajami: The Fur (For, Fūranq bilī, Poor'íŋ belé) variety of Ajami: an invisible tradition. Following Nikolay's le...

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