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Dunash ha-Levi ben Labrat (920-990) (Hebrew : ; Arabic : ) was a medieval Jewish commentator, poet, and grammarian of the Golden age of Jewish culture in Spain. He was, according to Moses ibn Ezra, born in Fes. The name Dunash being of Berber origin. In his youth he travelled to Baghdad to study with Saadia Gaon.

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