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ʿĪsā bir ʿAlī bir Raʿfīt
12017-10-10T20:53:06+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a1282412rawiplain2018-04-11T15:40:27+00:00AnonymousI have no personal information regarding ʿĪsā bir ʿAlī bir Raʿfīt except for the fact that he is middle-aged, lives in Damḳawt and was able to recite a few lines of poetry in the Hobyot language (although the degree to which the poem is actually in the Hobyot language may be debated). I recorded two short poems in the Mahri language recited by ʿĪsā bir ʿAlī bir Raʿfīt, plus the lines of alleged Hobyot poetry linked to below.
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12017-10-10T20:51:25+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a12824Poem in Hobyot?8poemplain2020-03-03T07:07:19+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a12824
12017-10-10T20:51:19+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a12824A Slippery Father6poemplain2020-03-23T22:58:28+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a12824