Hausa-English/English-Hausa Dictionary

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Hippocrene Books, 1996 - Foreign Language Study - 454 pages
This dictionary is a modern resource designed to strengthen knowledge of the growing vocabularies respective to both Hausa and English. It is especially geared to the needs of speakers of both languages, be they student, business traveler, or tourist. Throughout the 18,000 entries and more than 40,000 definitions presented here in handy reference form, the user is exposed to both traditional as well as modern terminology. Notions of computerization, telecommunications, business, and the globalization of politics, law, and economy are well represented. Hausa is one of the major languages of Nigeria. It is also spoken in Niger and other neighboring West African countries in significant numbers. It is the African language with the greatest number of native speakers in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Many thanks to the author of this book i.e dictionary, becouse he where try to make Hausa a famous language in the world-wide.
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About the author (1996)

Nicholas Awde is a writer and regional consultant based in the Caucasus and Central Asia. Peter Maghashyan is a freelance journalist, analyst, and consultant on regional, political, and economic issues. He is based in Yerevan, Armenia.

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