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The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The English definite article 'the' does not exist in Hausa. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered definite without the need for a specific word to show this.
Learn to get by in Hausa with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Hausa phrases which you can use for everyday communication.
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.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words gida, littafi and kujera (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Hausa to form wani gida, wani littafi and wata kujera (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Hausa to form gidan, littafin and kujerar (the house, the book, the chair). 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. Or you can move ahead to step 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Hausa).
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