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A unified standard orthography for the Hausa language

Ahmed H. Amfani

A unified standard orthography for the Hausa language

(Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Ghana and Chad)

by Ahmed H. Amfani

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Published by Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages,
  • Hausa language,
  • Orthography and spelling

  • Edition Notes

    English and Hausa.

    Statement[Ahmed Amfani ... et al. ; The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS) & The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC)]
    SeriesMonograph series -- no. 241, Monograph series (Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society) -- no. 241.
    ContributionsCentre for Advanced Studies of African Society, Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8231 U57 2011.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25300671M
    ISBN 101920287124
    ISBN 109781920287122
    LC Control Number2012367181

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      A grammar of the Hausa language by Migeod, Frederick William Hugh, b. Publication date Topics Hausa language -- Grammar Publisher London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., LTD. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of Pages: is an online bilingual dictionary that aims to offer the most useful and accurate Hausa to English or English to Hausa translations and definitions. This site contains a wide range of Hausa and English language materials to help you learn Hausa or English. Pick up some basic terms and phrases here, expand your vocabulary, or.

    Hausa Language- Resources and Bibliography A good, essentially exhaustive bibliography of works on Hausa and the Chadic languages written up to is the following: Paul Newman Hausa and the Chadic Language Family, African Linguistic Bibliographies, Volume 6. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, PEDAGOGICAL TEXTS J R. Cowan and Russell G. Schuh Spoken Hausa,. A Hausa-English Dictionary This up-to-date volume, the first Hausa-English dictionary published in a quarter of a century, is written with language learners and practical users in mind. With o entries, it primarily covers Standard Nigerian Hausa but also includes numerous forms from Niger and other dialect areas of Nigeria.


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A unified standard orthography for the Hausa language by Ahmed H. Amfani Download PDF EPUB FB2

It was challenging to find a good book for Hausa learners. It looks different than in the picture, but I guess that isn't important. Love it so far, but as a previous commentor wrote, it would be much better if there was audio included with the book.5/5(3).

Hausa is a member of the Afroasiatic language family, and is the most widely spoken language within the Chadic languages branch of that family. Ethnologue estimated that it was spoken as a first language by some 47 million people, and as a second language by another 25 million, bringing the total number of Hausa speakers to an estimated 72 million.

By more recent estimations, Hausa is Language family: Afro-Asiatic, ChadicWest. Hausa language, the most important indigenous lingua franca in West and Central Africa, spoken as a first or second language by about 40–50 A unified standard orthography for the Hausa language book people.

It belongs to the Western branch of the Chadic language superfamily within the Afro-Asiatic language phylum. The home territories of the Hausa. Hausa-English/ English-Hausa Aquilina Mawadza (Editor), Philip Hayab John (Compiled by) Buy from $ A Hausa-English Dictionary.

Professor Paul Newman Buy from $ Introductory Hausa. Charles H Kraft Buy from $ Focus in Hausa. Melanie Green Buy from $ The Hausa Language: A M A Smirnova Buy from $ Modern Hausa.

A Unified Standard Orthography for the Ijo Language Cluster (Nigeria) Author: C. Agbegha, G. Tam Prezi, K. Tarilayefa and A. Prezi ISBN:   This book is a comprehensive grammar of Hausa, one of the largest and most important languages of Africa.

Hausa is spoken by some 35 million people as a first language and approximately 15 million more as a second language. Paul Newman, a world authority on the Hausa language, draws on two centuries of Hausa linguistic scholarship to provide.

Hausa is spoken by some 35 million people as a first language and approximately 15 million more as a second language. Paul Newman, a world authority on the Hausa language, draws on two centuries of Hausa linguistic scholarship to provide the most authoritative and Cited by: Hausa sentences have the typically Chadic subject-object-verb word order.

Distribution. Native speakers of Hausa live mainly in northern Nigeria and southern Niger. Some have migrated to Benin, Ghana, Cameroon and Sudan. Speakers. Hausa is the mother tongue of about 35 million people and the second language of 20 million or more.

A Unified Standard Orthography for South-Central African Languages (Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe) CASAS launched Book Series No. CASAS launched Book Series No. 87, The Harmonization and Standardization of Kenyan Languages: Orthography and Other Aspects - Edited by Nathan Ogechi, Jane Oduor and Peter Iribemwangi, on the 11th June.

Hausa Reading. If you're trying to practice your Hausa Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human first section is in Hausa and the second part is in English.

Hausa Phrases. Learning the Hausa Phrases is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Hausa language. But first we need to know what the role of Phrases is in the structure of the grammar in Hausa.

Dictionary of the Hausa language by Robinson, Charles H. (Charles Henry), Publication date Topics Hausa language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Hausa Publisher Cambridge University press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSNPages: Hausa is one of Africa's largest spoken languages after Arabic, French, English and Swahili.

Native speakers of Hausa are mostly to be found in the African country of Niger and in the north of Nigeria, but the language is used as a trade language across a much larger swathe of West Africa, Central Africa and western Sudan, particularly amongst Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Togo.

To read Grammar of the Hausa Language (Paperback) eBook, remember to refer to the link listed below and save the ebook or get access to other information which are relevant to GRAMMAR OF THE HAUSA LANGUAGE (PAPERBACK) ebook.United States, Paperback.

Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: Size: 53KB. is a social media network for Nigerian Languages and Culture, where you can post, discover and share Nigerian videos, pictures, words, pronunciations & translations in Nigerian Languages (currently Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin, Yoruba).

PDF Workbook in Hausa. More than 20 pages of exercises in Hausa to help you learn the key words and phrases in the language. We suggest printing out the Hausa exercise book and working through the exercises with a pencil or a pen. This well proven learning method is a refreshing choice in this digital age.

Add to cart Tell me more4/5(5). language in Hausa translation and definition "language", English-Hausa Dictionary online. language. IPA: "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written" Hausa language Hausa.

Hypertext Markup Language Maƙalutun zube. Hausa is also the most widely spoken language in Nigeria. Hausa features a strict SVO (Subject-Verb-Object) syntax and the word order is head-initial.

There are two writing systems, but the official Hausa orthography is the Roman (Boko alphabet), and it is used in all forms of written media. Free Language brings together the best in language education from across the world.

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was started in. The orthography of Interlingua is based on the 26 letters of the Roman alphabet with no diacritical or accent marks.: In modern Paraguayan orthography, the nasal vowels are represented with the nasal tilde over the oral version of the vowel.: The existence of a standardized orthography for either Yao or Makonde is unknown to us as of this writing.: The papyrus fragments consistently reflect.

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A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).the language.] 1.

THE PHONEMES OF HAUSA. The Kano dialect of Hausa,1 a Soudanese language of British West Africa, has the following phonemes:2 p, b, 'b,3 m, w, standard orthography. (a) The glottal stop, hitherto unwritten when it begins a word, must be con-sidered a distinct phoneme.

We thereby eliminate all instances in which a.