Hausa-English dictionary

5000 Word Hausa Dictionary

A great companion for Hausa language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Hausa today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Hausa Dictionary


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5000 Word Hausa Dictionary

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Key Features

  • Includes the most important words in Hausa
  • Hausa-English and English-Hausa
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Hausa dictionary

This Hausa dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Hausa which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

a house
my house
the house
Gidaje babu kowa
The houses are empty
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About Hausa

About Hausa

Hausa is spoken by about 30 million people in southern Niger and northern Nigeria. You'd like to improve your Hausa vocabulary? Download our Hausa PDF dictionary now and learn new Hausa words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Hausa

Learn to get by in Hausa with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Hausa greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Yaron malalaci ne.
The boy is lazy.
Yaron babba ne.
The boy is big.
Yaron yana da wayo.
The boy is clever.
Yaron yana da ƙarfi.
The boy is strong.
Basic words and phrases in Hausa
Barka da rana!
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Speak! Hausa

Speak! Hausa

Learn Hausa now. You'll begin with simple Hausa phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Hausa. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Hausa language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Hausa.

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You can learn Hausa in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Hausa in a short time and our nine-step Hausa learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Hausa greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Hausa.

Hausa learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Hausa greetings, Hausa nouns, Hausa adjectives and Hausa verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Hausa. You'll learn phrases like gidana, littafina and teburina (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn gidanki, littafinki and teburinki (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Hausa and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Hausa

On the Road! Hausa

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Hausa words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Hausa words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Hausa and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Hausa audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Hausa course for you.

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