Hausa meaning

housə, -zə
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A member of a predominantly Muslim people inhabiting northern Nigeria and southern Niger.
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The Chadic language spoken by these people.
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A Chadic language spoken by the Hausa, widely used as a trade language in West Africa.
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A member of a people living chiefly in N Nigeria, Niger, and adjacent areas.
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The Chadic language of this people, used as a trade language in many parts of W Africa.
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A Moslem people living in Nigeria and part of Niger.
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Origin of hausa

  • Hausa háusáawáa pl. of bàháušè a Hausa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition