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Boyd & Mack/The Collected Worb ofNana Asma 'u in English And so is drumming when comrrnmal work is being done. 16 And the beating ofdrums in the heat ofbattle And to announce the return home. 17 It is advisable to beat drums when travelling Otherwise people stray and get lost.'01 18 But do not allow drumming at weddings to accompany wild dancing. It is sinful: worldliness and forgetfulness. 19 Let us live in the remembrance ofthe Hereafter And repent because death will come. 20 Let us repent our sins, 0 Muslims and follow The instructions of God ....'91 21 May God help us to victory With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 22 And now my poem ofrequests is fmished With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 23 May God pour blessings on the Prophet And his Relatives, and all his Followers. 24 The year is 1274 ofthe Hijra. Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction. Fulfulde Elegy for Zaharatu Sonnore Zahqratu 1857/1858 - 1274 Waziri Junaidu 249 Work 41 This is an elegy for Zaharatu, who was important because she benefitted the Muslim "'See also the description ofClapperton, travelling through Gundumi bush. "'The meaning ofthe remaining words in1he transliterated Hausatext cannot be deciphered. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works o/Nana Asma 'u in English And so is drumming when communal work is being done. 16 And the beating ofdrums in the heat ofbattle And to announce the return home. 17 It is advisable to beat drums when travelling Otherwise people stray and get lost.'91 18 But do not allow drumming at weddings to accompany wild dancing. It is sinful: worldliness and forgetfulness. 19 Let us live in the remembrance ofthe Hereafter And repent because death will come. 20 Let us repent our sins, 0 Muslims and follow The instructions of God .....'92 21 May God help us to victory With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 22 And now my poem ofrequests is fmished With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 23 May God pour blessings on the Prophet And his Relatives, and all his Followers. 24 The year is 1274 ofthe Hijra. Elegy for Zaharatu Sonnore Zqhqratu 1857/1858 - 1274 Work 41 249 Fulfulde Waziri Junaidu Lan~age oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction· This is an elegy for Zaharatu, who was important because she benefitted the Muslim "'See also the descTiption ofClapperton, travelling through Gundumi bush. mThe meaning ofthe remaining words in the transliterated Hausa text cannot be deciphered. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works o/Nana Asma 'u in English And so is drumming when communal work is being done. 16 And the beating ofdrums in the heat ofbattle And to announce the return home. 17 It is advisable to beat drums when travelling Otherwise people stray and get lost.'91 18 But do not allow drumming at weddings to accompany wild dancing. It is sinful: worldliness and forgetfulness. 19 Let us live in the remembrance ofthe Hereafter And repent because death will come. 20 Let us repent our sins, 0 Muslims and follow The instructions of God .....'92 21 May God help us to victory With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 22 And now my poem ofrequests is fmished With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 23 May God pour blessings on the Prophet And his Relatives, and all his Followers. 24 The year is 1274 ofthe Hijra. Elegy for Zaharatu Sonnore Zqhqratu 1857/1858 - 1274 Work 41 249 Fulfulde Waziri Junaidu Lan~age oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction· This is an elegy for Zaharatu, who was important because she benefitted the Muslim "'See also the descTiption ofClapperton, travelling through Gundumi bush. mThe meaning ofthe remaining words in the transliterated Hausa text cannot be deciphered. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works o/Nana Asma 'u in English And so is drumming when communal work is being done. 16 And the beating ofdrums in the heat ofbattle And to announce the return home. 17 It is advisable to beat drums when travelling Otherwise people stray and get lost.'91 18 But do not allow drumming at weddings to accompany wild dancing. It is sinful: worldliness and forgetfulness. 19 Let us live in the remembrance ofthe Hereafter And repent because death will come. 20 Let us repent our sins, 0 Muslims and follow The instructions of God .....'92 21 May God help us to victory With His benevolence there will be good fortune. 22 And now my poem ofrequests is fmished With His benevolence there will be good fortune...

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ISBN
9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
MARC Record
OCLC
605316199
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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