hausa hausa  /ˈhaʊ sə/


  1. (n) a member of a Negroid people living chiefly in northern Nigeria
  2. (n) the chief member of the Chadic family of Afroasiatic languages; widely used as a trading language



  • Google looks to boost Translate in Africa with Somali, Zulu and other languages

    Google Africa is asking volunteers to judge the quality of beta translations for African languages Hausa, Igbo, Somali, Yoruba and Zulu. That means it's likely only a matter of time before they're added to the 71 current Google Translate lingos. Users on a Google+ page who speak one of the languages were asked to rate the translation of passages to and from English on a scale of 'poor' to ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Engadget


  1. "To see a Hausa man sandwiched amongst superstars like Peter Peregene, John Nwankwo The Gentleman", Anthony Igwe, Willie Andrew, Sam Garba Okoye, Sam Ofone, Segun Olumideji, among others was no mean feat," Yakubu Bauchi stated.
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Yakubu Aiyegbeni Source:

  2. "It was in Hausa country and there were a lot of tribes," says Anderson, who taught at a local school while her husband was involved with building a dam. "I had kept an advert for the local witchdoctor from the newspaper. It was what spurred...
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Lin Anderson Source: Scotsman

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