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Title: The Family of Miniature Genres in Somali Oral Poetry
Authors: Johnson, John William
Discipline: Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Literature::poetry
Xoghayaha Xarunta Cilmibaarista Soomaaliyeed::Suugaan::maanso
Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Literature::poetry
Keywords: orality
Somali poetry
maanso soomaaliyeed
poesia somala
Issue Date: Jul-1972
Publisher: Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University
Type: article
Journal: Folklore Forum
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (
Issue Number: 3
Pages: 79-99
Abstract: This article focuses on the miniature genre of Somali oral poetry. In partucular, it decribes in detailes four generes (the wiglo, the dhaanto, the hirwo and the belwo), anlyzing their origins, their structures and their importance and use in Somali society.
Maqaalkani wuxuu ka hadlayaa maansada oo ka mid ah hiddaha soomaaliyeed ee aan qornayn. Wuxuu si gaar ah uga hadlayaa afar jaad maansadeed (wiglo, dhaanto, hirwo iyo belwo), isagoo baarayo asalkooda, dhismahooda iyo muhimmadda ay ku leeyihii bulshada soomaaliyeed.
Questo articolo è dedicato alla poesia in miniatura come genere della tradizione orale somala. In particolare, descrive dettagliatamente quattro generi principali (wiglo, dhaanto, hirwo e belwo), analizzando le loro origini, le loro strutture e la loro importanza e funzione nella società somala.
ISSN: 0015-5926
Language: en
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