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al-Dunqāsī (or al-Danqāsī or al-Danqāshī)
(70 words)

late 17th cent.


K. al-ṭabaqāt, 279-80; Badri, thesis (1970), 30.


A student of ʿAbd Allāh al-Aghbash; nothing further is recorded of his life.


1. Iḥkām al-thābit wa ’l-maḥdhūf fī dabṭ al-Qurʾān.

MS: Khartoum (NRO), Misc., 1/249/3269, 22 pp., copied by Muḥammad al-Ḥasan Bilū, 11 August 1929.

This is presumably the same work described in K. al-ṭabaqāt, 279-80, as Manẓuma fī tajwīd al-Qurʾān.

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“al-Dunqāsī (or al-Danqāsī or al-Danqāshī)”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2016

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