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Somali songs and little texts

Journal of the African SocietyLondon • Published In 1921 • Pages: 135-140, 221-226 ; 41-49 ; 47-54

By: Cerulli, Enrico.

Abstract
These songs were collected by the Cerulli from the natives of British and Italian Somaliland. The native texts which are reproduced here represent a number of regional dialects. The translations are supplemented by notes which include ethnological information. Cerulli has written extensively on the languages and literature of the peoples of northeast Africa.
Subjects
Musical instruments
Literary texts
culture
Somali
HRAF PubDate
1997
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Eastern Africa
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Social Scientist-5
Analyst
Robert Lee ; 1959
Coverage Date
ca. 1912
Coverage Place
Somalia, Djibouti, and southeastern Ethiopia
Notes
Enrico Cerulli
Includes bibliographical references
LCCN
sf82006650
LCSH
Somalis