Abgaal

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Abgaal
أبغال
Regions with significant populations
Languages
Somali and Arabic
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Mudulood, Habar Gidir, Karanle, other Hawiye clans

Abgaal (Somali: Abgaal, Arabic: أبغال‎) is a Somali clan, and part of the major Hawiye clan. Its members live in the Shabeellaha Dhexe, Galguduud,Banaadir, Mudug and Shabeellaha Hoose regions of Central and southern Somalia. Abgaals consider Xamar (Mogadishu) as their traditional territory.[1]

Abgaal is one subclan of the Mudulood family, which also includes the Udeejeen or Ciise, Wacweytan, Darandoole, Daroo Mudulood, Hiilebi, Wacdaan Osman, Wadalaan Osman, Moobleen Osman, Lilawaay and Abgaal </ref> and Jubbada Hoose[1][non-primary source needed][self-published source?][better source needed] [2] [3]

Clan tree[edit]

Ali Jimale Ahmed outlines the Hawiye clan genealogical tree in The Invention of Somalia:[4]

  • Samaale
    • Irir
      • Hawiye
        • Gugundhabe
          • Baadicade
        • Gorgate
          • Hiraab
            • Mudulood
              • Abgaal
                • Harti
                  • Angonyar
                  • Warsangeli
                  • Abokor
                • Wabudhan
                  • Da'oud
                  • Rer Mattan
                  • Mohamed Muse
                • Wa'esli
              • Wacdaan
              • Moobleen
              • Ujajeen
            • Duduble
            • Habar Gidir
              • Sacad
              • Saleebaan
              • Cayr
              • Saruur

Traditional[edit]

  • Imam Mohamud Imam Cumar is the Imam Of Mudulood and also carries the dual position of The Traditional Imam of Hiraab.[5]

Prominent members of the Abgaal[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Ahmed, Ali Jimale (1995). The Invention of Somalia. Lawrenceville, New Jersey: The Red Sea Press. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-932415-99-8. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Ali Jimale Ahmed (1995). The Invention of Somalia. Lawrenceville, NJ: Red Sea. p. 123. ISBN 0-932415-98-9. 
  5. ^ http://www.etext.org/Politics/Somalia.News.Update/Volume.3/snu-03.003
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  18. ^ "Declaration on Cessation of Hostilities and the Structures and Principles of the Somalia National Reconciliation Process (S/2002/1359) | ReliefWeb". Reliefweb.int. 2002-12-13. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
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  20. ^ "PROFILE: Dr. Mohamed Ali "Ameriko"". Banadir.com. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  21. ^ Laitin, David D. (1 May 1977). Politics, Language, and Thought: The Somali Experience. University of Chicago Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-226-46791-7. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  22. ^ Biber, Douglas; Finegan, Edward (7 December 1993). Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Register. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 213. ISBN 978-0-19-535932-9. Retrieved 19 November 2013.