Manual of Hausa idioms by Dauda M. Bagari

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Published by I.U. Linguistics Club in Bloomington, Ind .

Written in English

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  • Hausa language -- Texts.,
  • Hausa language -- Grammar.

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Statementby Dauda M. Bagari, William R. Leben, Faye McNair Knox.
GenreTexts.
ContributionsLeben, William Ronald, 1943-, Knox, Faye McNair.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16513963M

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The text consists of 22 lessons and is intended as a supplementary text for intermediate and advanced Hausa students. All but three of the lessons contain a reading selection, a set of discussion questions, a list of idioms from the reading along with other expressions that are semantically or syntactically related, exercises to test for mastery of the idioms, a few points of grammar designed Cited by: 2.

Print book: English: 2d and rev. edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Hausa language -- Idioms. Afro-Asiatic languages: other. Hausa (language) View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

Hausa idioms; it is so serviceable that one can only regret we have no similar construction in English. "Mai" some-times shortened to "ma" means "the owner of " or "the man 1 This is a common idiom in the Bantu languages-e.g., Chinyanja use of kupita= to pass, and kupanibana = to surpass or excelED.

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Manual of Hausa Idioms by Bagari, Dauda M., Leben, William R. and Knox, Faye McNair. Call Number. NTC’s American Idioms Dictionary is designed for easy use by lifelong speakers ofEnglish, as well as the new-to-English speaker or learner.

The dictionary u examples to illustrate the meanings ofapproximately 8, idiomatic forms in 7, entry blocks.

An appendix includes irreversible binomial and trinomial phrases. desertification of the Sahara. The Hausa states as they exist today were founded in the 14th Century A.D.

Following the jihad launched by Shehu Usuman Ɗan Fodio from tothe Sokoto caliphate replaced the old Hausa kingdoms. That is when the Hausa Islamic poetry was born, which constitutes the first trace of Hausa written in ajami3. Learning basic English, learning English lessons, Grammar, Vocabulary, Exercises, Learn English free on-line.

Books, basic English lessons. English free on-line. Idioms in Vietnamese are known as thành ngữ (from the Chinese word 成語). Wikiquote has a huge list of them (~ entries), no translations or interpretations are provided, unfortunately.

Here are 3 examples, not necessarily the most common ones. Thus he has so far been rewarded for the time spent in the minute perusal of the manuscripts comprising the Hausa portion of this book by the further elucidation or confirmation therein of grammatical structures not perhaps wholly accepted as proved, and by the discovery of some new idioms which, to the best of his knowledge, had apparently.

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Hausa states, group of neighbouring African states, occasionally interconnected from the midth century by loose territory lay above the confluence of the Niger and Benue rivers (in present-day northern Nigeria), between the Songhai empire in the west and that of the Kanem-Bornu, or Bornu, in the east.

The seven true Hausa states, or Hausa Bakwai (Biram, Daura, Gobir, Kano. Technical Translation Specialized translation of documentation, guides, and manuals produced by technical writers; Document Translation Quick and Accurate translation checked by a dedicated quality assurance team in terms of style, grammar, and relevance; Medical Translation Accurate medical translations of leaflets, prescriptions, or reports for pharmacies, clinics, or physician offices.How to Say Book in Hausa.

Categories: Literature If you want to know how to say book in Hausa, you will find the translation here. We hope this will help you to understand Hausa better.

Here is the translation and the Hausa word for book.An idiom is a common word or phrase with a culturally understood meaning that differs from what its composite words' denotations would suggest; i.e. the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words.

By another definition, an idiom is a speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot.

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