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Yasin Osman Kenadid

Yasin Osman Kenadid (Yaasiin Cismaan Keenadiid) was born in El Hur (Ceelhuur), Obbia in 1919 and died on 27th November 1988 in Roma (Italy). He was the son of Osman Yusuf Kenadid (Cismaan Yuusuf Keenadiid), the poet scholar who invented the first phonetically standard script for the Somali language in 1920s. This script Far Soomaali (the …