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The Yibirs and Midgàns of Somaliland, their traditions and dialects

Journal of the African Society4 • Published In 1905 • Pages: 91-108

By: Kirk, J. W. C..

Abstract
This article is concerned with the Tomàls, the Midgàns, and the Yibirs, the outcaste Sàb tribes of the Somali. It contains data on their physique, language, distribution, and occupations. Special attention is given to the private dialects of the Midgàns and Yibirs. Kirk was a lieutenant in the (British) Somaliland Battalion of the King's African Rifles at the time of writing.
Subjects
Special languages
culture
Somali
HRAF PubDate
1997
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Eastern Africa
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Soldier-5
Analyst
Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1959
Coverage Date
ca. 1900
Coverage Place
Tomàls, Midgàns, and Yibirs, the outcaste Sàb tribes of Somalia, Djibouti, and southeastern Ethiopia
Notes
by J. W. C. Kirk
LCCN
sf82006650
LCSH
Somalis