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Garaad is the name for a Dhulbahante clan ruler. He is traditionally from the baharsame sub-clan of the Dhulbahante.

Garaadship[change | change source]

There is no specific word for a garaad's wife. The word garaad is from the Somali language. It means "intelligence".[1] The dynasty and lands ruled by the Garaad is called a Garaadship.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Renders, Marleen (2012). Consider Somaliland: State-Building with Traditional Leaders and Institutions. BRILL. p. 179. ISBN 978-90-04-21848-2.
  2. Cilmiile (5 August 2007). "Somali History: History of Darwiish Ismaaciil Mire, Part 1".