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Definition of the noun hausa
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noun - plural: Hausas
- a member of a Negroid people living chiefly in northern Nigeria
- the chief member of the Chadic family of Afroasiatic languages; widely used as a trading language
- "Hausa" is a book by G. P. Bargery.
- also known as "Hausa: a series of conversations and readings in Hausa ; with texts, English translation and explanatory notes on the pronunciation of Hausa .."
- "Hausa" is a book by C. T. Hodge.
- also known as "Hausa: basic course"
- "Hausa" is a book by Charles H. Kraft.
- "Hausa" is a book by Russell G. Schuh.
- also known as "Hausa: a aikace"
- Hausa a.k.a. Hausa Language: Hausa is the Chadic language with the largest number of speakers, spoken as a first language by about 34 million people, and as a second language by about 18 million more, an approximate total of 52 million people.
- also known as Abakwariga, Hawsa, Kado, Hausawa, Haoussa, Mgbakpa, Habe, Haussa
- Hausa is a language.
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The Interaction of Focus and Grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic by Enoch Oladé Aboh, Katharina Hartmann, Malte Zimmermann
Hausa is a Chadic language spoken primarily in northern Nigeria. The Chadic languages belong to the Afro-Asiatic family. With more than 35 million speakers, Hausa is the biggest representative of the Chadic group. 2. We use the following ...
Language International World Directory of Sociolinguistic and Language Planning Organizations (1995)
Hausa is the language with the highest number of speakers in sub—Saharan Africa: it is the majority language in northern Nigeria and Niger, and is spoken in small colonies of settlers and merchants in many big cities of Western Africa. Hausa ...
Theoretical, Practical and Descriptive Approaches by Mark Janse, Sijmen Tol
Though the Geeraawaa control the Bauchi ruling house, Hausa is the main language of the royal court. The fate of...
Hausa is the lingua franca of the Central Soudan, extending from the Sahara to the pagan tribes near the Gulf of Guinea, and from the Egyptian Sudan to the French colony of Senegal. It is estimated, as was above stated, that upwards of fifteen ...
The Westminster Review (1896)
Hausa is the language of trade throughout the whole of the Central Soudan, and, indeed, of the greater part of Africa north of the Equator. The reason why the country and the language of the Hausas have remained up to the present time ...
One Thousand Languages (2008)
Living, Endangered, and Lost by Peter Austin
Hausa is a Chadic (Afro-Asiatic) language spoken by an estimated 30 million or more first-language speakers (more than for any other language south of the Sahara), mainly ethnic Hausa and settled Fulani in northern Nigeria and southern ...
by Bernard Comrie
Hausa is the majority language of much of northern Nigeria and the neighbouring Republic of Niger and is spoken in small colonies of settlers and traders in many large towns in West Africa. In addition, there is a sizable Hausaspeaking ...
English in Cameroon (2001)
by Hans-Georg Wolf
Hausa is the trade language of the northern part, where it is spoken as an L2 (no numbers given for Ghana). In terms of the number of speakers, Akan, a Kwa language comprising several “inherently intelligible” dialects, is the dominant ...
Nigerian Video Films (2000)
by Jonathan Haynes
Hausa is the second most widely spoken language in Nigeria after English. It is spoken by millions in Africa south ...
A Guide to the Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet by International Phonetic Association
Kano Hausa is the variety most commonly heard on national and regional radio and television broadcasts in Nigeria as well as most international broadcasting, such as the BBC, Deutsche Welle, Radio Moscow, and Voice of America.
Introduction Hausa is a Chadic (Afroasiatic) language spoken by an estimated 30 million or more first-language speakers (more than any other sub-Saharan language), mainly in northern Nigeria and southern Niger. It is also spoken by ...
by Frederic Gomes Cassidy, Robert Brock Le Page
Abraham, Hausa Abraham, Tiv ADD Adams Alexandre Alvarado Bargery Barrere Baumann Band V Burrow-Emeneau Carambula Christaller Ciarke DA DAE Craven Doke EDD, EDG Flacourt Focke Forbes Abraham, Major R. C. Dictionary of ...
by Abdourahmane Idrissa, Samuel Decalo
Hausa, Zarma-Songhay, Tamashaq, Fulfulde, Kanuri, Boudouma, Gulmancema, Toubou, dialectal Arabic, and Tassawaq. Given Niger's rates of school attendance, ...
by Kevin Shillington
Empire: History of Gold: Akan Goldfields: 1400 to 1800 Gold: Production and Trade: West Africa Hausa Polities: Origins, Rise Hausa Polities: Urbanism, Industry, and Commerce Hausa Polities: Warfare, Nineteenth Century Ibn Battuta, Mali ...
by Lawrence Rupley, Lamissa Bangali, Boureima Diamitani
HAUSA (HAOUSSA). The Hausa ...
Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)
by Philipp Strazny
Bilingual Acquisition Developmental Stages Language Socialization Second Language: Learning AFROASIATIC LANGUAGES Amharic and Ethiopian Semitic Languages Arabic Aramaic Biblical Hebrew Coptic Egyptian Hausa and Chadic ...
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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
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