Abu Suhail an-Nafi

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Abu Suhail an-Nafi may refer to:

  • Nafi` Mawla ibn `Umar, d. 117 H in Madina, the great Muhaddith and key person in the Golden chain of Madina.
  • Nafi‘ al-Madani, d. 169 H in Madina, the qari' from whom the two recitations of Warsh and Qalun branched off. He is not generally considered a muhaddith.


  • "Tahdhib al-Asma wa al-Lughat" by Imam al-Nawawi (encyclopedia of Muslim scholars)
  • Ali, Syed Bashir. Scholars of Hadith. Skokie, Illinois: IQRA' International Educational Foundation; 2000

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