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Beja Language

One of the first writers to enrich the Beja language was Mohammed Adaroob Oohaj. He was the first to write his own language in a scientific way. (Click on the "book" button below to see some of his work.)

Mohammed Adaroob Oohaj also was the first to gather proverbs, riddles, and historical records. He collected important documents in the 1970s: If Mohammed Adaroob Oohaj had not written them down, they might be lost by now.

The Beja tradition knows of many special people: Gwilaay Oor, Mahmud Oofaash, The Tracker, The Milkman, Hamad Amsaab, and many others ...