Welcome to the third Hausa lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Hausa to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Hausa|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] ka/ki/kuna da madara?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] ina da madara, da kofi
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] yana da 'ya'yan afil ukuk
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] afil daya kawai gare ta
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] muna zaune a wani gida ƙarami
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] naji dadin karin kummalonmu
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Hausa|
|Do you speak (English/ Hausa)? kana/kina jin turancin ingilishi?|
|Just a little kaɗan|
|I like Hausa ina son hausa|
|Can I practice with you? na iya yi tare da ku?|
|How old are you? shekaran ka/ki/ku nawa?|
|I'm thirty three years old shekaruna talatin da uku|
|It was nice talking to you na ji dadin zancenmu|
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