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Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare

Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare
حسين الشيخ أحمد كاداري
Born 1934
Banaadir, Somalia
Nationality Somali
Ethnicity Somali
Occupation linguist, novelist, playwriter

Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kaddare (Somali: Xuseen Sheekh Axmed Kaddare, Arabic: حسين الشيخ أحمد كاداري‎) was a Somali inventor.

Biography

Kaddare (1934-2015) was born near Mogadishu in the Banaadir region of Somalia to an Abgaal Hawiye family. In 1953, he created the Kaddare script, an orthography named after him that was used to transcribe the Somali language.[1]

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References

External links

  • Somali Language History and Vernaculars
  • The Gadabuursi Somali Script - qasidas in Gadabuursi/Borama


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