Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi

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Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi on riippumaton somalialais-kanadalainen tutkija, kirjoittaja ja konsultti, joka asuu Hargeisassa, Somaliassa. Hän on opiskellut kielitieteitä Université de Montrealissa. Hänen väitöskirjansa Le Somali, dialectes et histoire käsittelee somalin kielen kehitystä. Tutkimuskohteinaan hänellä ovat afro-aasialaiset kielet, somalin kieli erityisesti, sekä Somalian historia ja kulttuuri.

Kirjoituksia[muokkaa | muokkaa wikitekstiä]

  • Fiasco in Somalia: US-UN intervention (Occasional paper / Africa Institute of South Africa), 1995
  • Parlons Somali, ed. l"Harmattan, 1996 (French)
  • Culture and Customs of Somalia (in the series Culture and Customs of Africa), Westport: Greenwoodpress, 2001
  • “Teenage Life in Somalia,” in Toyin Falola (ed.), Teenage Life in Africa, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, 2002.
  • In the Name of the Cold War, in Adam Jones (ed.), Genocide, War Crimes and the West, Zed Books, 2004.
  • “Mohamed Siad Barre” in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Cushites of Northeastern Africa: Stone Age Origins to Iron Age,” in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Somalis: Pastoralism, Islam, Commerce and Expansion in the Horn of Africa to c. 1800,” in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Somalis, 19th Century: From Independent Pastoral Clans and City-states to British and Italian Protectorates," in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Somalia since 1990,” in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Mogadishu,” in Kevin Shillington (ed.), Encyclopedia of African History, Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004.
  • “Women, Gender and Mourning and Funerary Practices, East Africa, Muslim Cushitic Societies,” in Suad Joseph (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC), Brill Publishers, 2005.

Tutkimuskohteita[muokkaa | muokkaa wikitekstiä]

  • The Diachronic Development of the Progressive in Somali
  • The Evolution and the Meaning of the Cardinal Directions in Somali
  • Pharyngeal Loss and V-raising in Oromo
  • A Case of Lenition in Somali
  • A Comparison of Major Cultural Traits Between Cushites and Nilotics - a Culturekreis.
  • Is Somali a Tone Language?
  • A Linguistics Bibliography of the Somali Language (on the Somali Language Page web)
  • Notes on the Development of the Alveolar Trill in Some Positions in Southern Somali