How to use personal pronouns in Hausa

How to use personal pronouns in Hausa

You want to learn how to use Hausa personal pronouns? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Hausa lessons complete with useful examples. I, you, he, she... we explain all you need to know about Hausa personal pronouns in bite-size lessons.

Hausa personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Hausa has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Hausa word for 'I' is 'ni'.


ni kawai
just me
ba ni ba
not me
kuma ni ?
and me ?
ni ma
me too
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About Hausa

Like many other African languages, Hausa is a tonal language. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Hausa would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Hausa

Learn to get by in Hausa with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Hausa, introduce yourself in Hausa and even hold a conversation in Hausa after you have met someone.

Akwai gada.
There is a bridge.
Akwai dutse.
There is a mountain.
Akwai itace.
There is a tree.
Akwai tsuntsu.
There is a bird.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Hausa in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Hausa learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Hausa in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Hausa.

Step 2 : Hausa personal pronouns

Personal pronouns are what we call the words I, you, he, she, we and they. Learning personal pronouns is important in Hausa, but you don't need to learn them all at once. Focus instead on just three Hausa personal pronouns to get started. We suggest that you learn ni, ke and su (I, you, they). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Hausa personal pronouns including useful examples. Learn the three Hausa personal pronouns ni, ke and su by heart and then move on to Step 3 (the indefinite article in Hausa).

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