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Authored Books

Orwin, Martin, Awde, N and Xaaji, Cabdulqaadir (1999) Somali-English, English-Somali Dictionary and Phrasebook. Hippocrene Books.

Orwin, Martin (1995) Colloquial Somali: A Complete Language Course. Routledge.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Orwin, Martin, ed. (2018) Papers from the Linguistics Workshop: Somali Language and Literature at the Hargeysa Cultural Centre, December 2015. Hargeysa: Ponte Invisibile. (Dhaxalreeb)

Orwin, Martin, Howes, Christine and Kempson, Ruth, eds. (2013) Language, Music and Interaction. London: College Publications. (Communication, Mind and Language)

Finnegan, Ruth, Furniss, Graham and Orwin, Martin, eds. (2011) Carried by a Mystic Wind: B. W. Andrzejewski on the Somali Passion for Poetry and Language. London: Taylor and Francis. (Special Issue of Journal of African Cultural Studies; Vol.23 no.1)

Xasan, Maxamed, Orwin, Martin and Nuux, Yaasiin J., eds. (2007) Hagarlaawe: Diiwaanka Maansooyinka Abwaan Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye'. London: Aftahan Publications.

Book Chapters

Orwin, Martin (2019) 'Somalia: History, Culture, and Geography of Music.' In: Sturman, Janet, (ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture. London, UK: SAGE.

Orwin, Martin (2018) 'Metre and 'extrametricality' in the geeraar.' In: Papers from the Linguistics Workshop: Somali Language and Literature at the Hargeysa Cultural Centre, December 2015. Hargeysa: Ponte Invisibile, pp. 105-132. (Dhaxalreeb)

Orwin, Martin (2018) 'On Translating Somali Poetry: some personal thoughts with particular reference to 'Saxansaxo' (Rain's Breeze).' In: Herbert, W.N. and Hussein, Said Jama, (eds.), So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn: An Anthology of Modern Poetry in Somali. Pisa and London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre, pp. 201-206.

Orwin, Martin (2018) 'Somalia: Modern and contemporary performance practice.' In: Sturman, Janet, (ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture. London, UK: SAGE.

Orwin, Martin (2013) 'Dynamic Syntax as a basis for modelling meaning in music?' In: Orwin, Martin, Howes, Christine and Kempson, Ruth, (eds.), Language, Music and Interaction. London: College Publications, pp. 51-65. (Communication, Mind and Language)

Kempson, Ruth and Orwin, Martin (2013) 'Language and music as mechanisms for interaction.' In: Orwin, Martin, Howes, Christine and Kempson, Ruth, (eds.), Language, Music and Interaction. London: College Publications, pp. 133-169.

Orwin, Martin, Howes, Christine and Kempson, Ruth (2013) 'Preface.' In: Orwin, Martin, Howes, Christine and Kempson, Ruth, (eds.), Language, Music and Interaction. London: College Publications, pp. 1-13. (Communication, Mind and Language)

Widdess, Richard (2013) 'Schemas and improvisation in Indian music.' In: Kempson, Ruth, Howes, Christine and Orwin, Martin, (eds.), Language, Music and Interaction. London: College Publications, pp. 197-209.

Orwin, Martin (2012) 'Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac "Gaarriye": a short note of biography.' In: Musse Jama, Jama, (ed.), Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac "Gaarriye": Biography and Poems. Pisa: Ponte Invisibile, pp. 11-12.

Orwin, Martin (2012) 'Somali Poetry.' In: Cushman, Stephen, (ed.), Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics: Fourth Edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 1313-1314.

Orwin, Martin (2011) 'Alliteration in Somali Poetry.' In: Roper, Jonathan, (ed.), Alliteration in Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 219-230.

Orwin, Martin (2011) 'Muuse Galaal's contribution to the academic study of Somali language and culture.' In: Musse Jama, Jama, (ed.), Essays in Honour of Muuse Ismaaciil Galaal. Pisa: Ponte Invisibile, pp. 23-27.

Orwin, Martin and Hashi Dhama, Mohamed (2010) 'Virtual Geminates in the Metre of Somali Poetry.' In: Peace and Milk, Drought and War: Somali Culture, Society and Politics: Essays in Honour of I.M. Lewis. London: Hurst and Company, pp. 245-258.

Appleyard, David and Orwin, Martin (2008) 'The Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia.' In: Simpson, Andrew, (ed.), Language and National Identity in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Orwin, Martin and Appleyard, David (2008) 'The Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia.' In: Simpson, Andrew, (ed.), Language and National Identity in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 267-290.

Orwin, Martin (2007) 'Reflections of the Somali situation in the novel Waddadii Walbahaarka (The Road of Grief) by Xuseen Sheekh Biixi.' In: Ahmed, Ali Jimale and Adera, Taddesse, (eds.), The Road Less Traveled: Reflections on the Literatures of the Horn of Africa. Trenton; Asmara: The Red Sea Press, pp. 329-340.

Orwin, Martin (2006) 'On translating Somali poetry.' In: Hermans, Theo, (ed.), Translating Others. Manchester: St Jerome Publishing, pp. 402-413.

Orwin, Martin (2001) 'Reflections of the Somali situation in the novel Waddadii Walbahaarka (The Road of Grief) by Xuseen Sheekh Biixi.' In: Janzen, J, (ed.), What are Somalia's Development Perspectives? Science between Resignation and Hope? Proceedings of the 6th SSIA Congress, Berlin 6-9 December 1996. Das Arabische Buch, pp. 215-223.

Orwin, Martin (1996) 'A Moraic model of the prosodic phonology of Somali.' In: Hayward/I, R, (ed.), Voice and Power: The Culture of Language in North-East Africa. Afr. Languages & Cultures Supp. 3. SOAS, pp. 51-71.

Orwin, Martin (1993) 'Phonation in Somali phonology.' In: Abdi, Mohamed, (ed.), Anthropologie Somalienne (Proceedings of the 2eme Colloque des Etudes Somaliennes. University of Besancon, pp. 251-7.

Journal Article

Orwin, Martin (2019) 'Arabic influence on metre in Somali Sufi religious poetry.' Brill's Journal of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics, 11 (2). pp. 340-374.

Orwin, Martin (2009) 'Professor Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, 1922-1994 [obituary].' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 59 (1). pp. 125-128.

Orwin, Martin (2006) 'The Worldly and the Unworldly in Jacayl Dhiig Ma Lagu Qoray by Maxamed Ibraahim Warsame "Hadraawi".' Research in African Literatures, 37 (3). pp. 15-27.

Orwin, Martin (2005) 'On the concept of ‘definitive text’ in Somali poetry.' Oral Tradition, 20 (2). pp. 278-299.

Orwin, Martin (2003) 'On the Concept of 'Definitive Text' in Somali Poetry.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (3). pp. 334-347.

Orwin, Martin (2002) 'Cabdullaahi Qarshe: An Appreciation.' Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society (32). pp. 8-9.

Orwin, Martin (2001) 'Language Use in Three Somali Religious Poems.' Journal of African Cultural Studies, 14 (1). pp. 69-87.

Orwin, Martin (2001) 'On Consonants in Somali Metrics.' Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere, 65. pp. 103-127.

Orwin, Martin (2001) 'Introduction to Somali Poetry and translations of 'Samadoon' by Cabdulqaadir Xaaji Cali Xaaji Axmed and 'Jacayl Dhiigma ma lagu Qoray' by Maxamed Ibraahim Warsame 'Hadraawi'.' Modern Poetry in Translation - Non English Language Poetry in England, vol. 1. pp. 12-30.

Orwin, Martin (2001) 'Journal of African Cultural Studies.' Journal of African Cultural Studies; Special Issue 'Islamic Religious Culture in Africa', vol. 1. p. 119.

Orwin, Martin (2000) 'A literary stylistic analysis of a poem by the Somali poet Axmed Ismaciil Diiriye 'Qaasim'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 63 (2). pp. 194-214.

Orwin, Martin and Cabdullaahi, Maxamed (1997) 'An approach to relationships between Somali metre types.' African Languages and Cultures, 10, 1. pp. 83-100.

Orwin, Martin (1993) 'Language and poetry: an inextricable link.' Hal-Abuur Wargeys Xilliyeedka Suugaanta iyo Dhaqnka Soomaalida/Journal of Somali Literature and Cult, 1/1. pp. 24-7.

Orwin, Martin (1992) 'Shax.' Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society. pp. 10-11.

Orwin, Martin (1991) 'Alliteration in Somali and English Poetry, a Comparison.' Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society. pp. 21-23.

Orwin, Martin (1991) 'Phonological Aspects of Somali.' Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society. pp. 22-24.

Orwin, Martin (1991) 'Arabic Loanwords in the Somali Language.' Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society. pp. 27-29.

Orwin, Martin and Hayward, RJ (1991) 'The prefix conjugation in Qafar-Saho: The survival and revival of a paradigm - Part 1.' African Languages and Cultures, 4(2). pp. 157-76.

Theses

Orwin, Martin (1994) Aspects of Somali Phonology. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00033834

Translations

Orwin, Martin and Herbert, W.N., trans. (2018) 'Arrogance' and 'Seer'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. pp. 123-135.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) 'The Community of Ants'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. pp. 179-181.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) 'Glorious Gobannimo'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. p. 177.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) 'Inclusive Thought'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. pp. 137-151.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) 'Rain's Breeze'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. pp. 187-193.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) Rooxaan by Jaamac Muuse Jaamac. Papers from the Linguistics Workshop: Somali Language and Literature at the Hargeysa Cultural Centre, December 2015 . Hargeysa: Ponte Invisibile.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2018) The behaviour of the suffixes -le, -ley, -ey and la in Somali by Cabdiraxmaan C. Faarax 'Guri-Barwaaqo'. Papers from the Linguistics Workshop: Somali Language and Literature at the Hargeysa Cultural Centre, December 2015 . Hargeysa: Ponte Invisibile. pp. 53-61.

Orwin, Martin and Pollard, Clare, trans. (2018) 'Searching for my Culture' and 'Indispensable'. So At One With You, Bulshoy Ma Is Baran Lahayn . London: Ponte Invisibile and The Poetry Translation Centre. pp. 71-89.

Orwin, Martin and Nagra, Daljit, trans. (2017) Catastrophe, Galiilyo. London: The Poetry Translation Centre.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2012) Central London. The World Record: International Voices from Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus . Tarset, Northumberland: Bloodaxe Books in association with Southbank Centre. pp. 245-246.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2012) Maryama Sheekh: A Poem by Sayid Mohamed Abdille Hasan. Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society, 52 . p. 6.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2010) Red. London: Peepal Tree Press. pp. 25-26.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2010) Shoeshine Boy: A Poem by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye'. Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society (48). pp. 24-25.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2009) Good Sense. Rattapallax, 16 . p. 93.

Orwin, Martin and Herbert, W. N., trans. (2009) Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye': Poems. London: Enitharmon Press.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2009) A Poem by Cabdulle Raage (Abdulle Raage). Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society (45). p. 12.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2009) A Poem by Raage Ugaas. Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society (46). p. 19.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2009) Shoeshine Boy. Rattapallax, 16 . p. 33.

Orwin, Martin, Sheekh Cabdullaahi, Rashiid, Aw Geeddi, Axmed and Aw Aadan, Ismaaciil, trans. (2009) War and Peace: An anthology of Somali literature. London; Pisa: Progressio and Ponte Invisibile. pp. 93-212.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2009) With the Glow of Dawn they Came upon Us. Dhaxalreeb . Hargeysa: Redsea-Online.com Publishing Group. p. 22.

Orwin, Martin, trans. (2008) A Poem by Axmed Aw Geeddi. Journal of the Anglo-Somali Society (44). pp. 8-9.

Other

Orwin, Martin (2019) 'Introduction to Poetic Verbal Art.' In: Poems from the Edge of Extinction : an anthology of poetry in endangered languages. London: Chambers. pp. 13-19.

Orwin, Martin (2003) 'Muqdisho.' Continuum encyclopedia of popular music of the world. London: Continuum.

Orwin, Martin (2003) ''Somali literature', 'Faarax Maxamed Jaamac "Cawl"', 'Galaal, Muuse Xaaji Ismaaciil'.' In: Enclylopedia of African Literature. Routlege (UK). 190,181, 502-504.

Orwin, Martin (2003) 'Somalia.' Continuum encyclopedia of popular music of the world. London: Continuum.

Orwin, Martin (2002) 'Samadoon by Cabdulqaadir Xaaji Cali Xaaji Axmed.' In: Index on Censorship: Home and Away, Diaspora Voices. pp. 75-8.

Orwin, Martin and Haji, Abdullahi (1999) 'Of Hand-made moons.' In: Focus on Africa. BBC. p. 46.

Orwin, Martin (1997) 'Somali/Somalia/Somaliland: Ethnography [an] Geography [and] History 1880-1960 [and] The role of Islam in Somali society [and] Language [and] Literature.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam. Brill. 713-4, 714-5, 716-8, 722-4, 724-5,725-7.

Orwin, Martin (1995) 'Illustrated Catalogue of UNITAF Aerial Leaflets Used in Support of Operation 'Restore Hope' Somalia 9 December 1992 - 4 May 1993.' The Psywar Society.

Orwin, Martin (1994) 'Somali.' In: The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Pergamon Press. pp. 4047-8.

Orwin, Martin (1994) 'Somalia: Language situation.' In: The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Pergamon Press. p. 4048.

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