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Hausa-English/ English-Hausa Dictionary & Phrasebook, Paperback / softback Book

Hausa-English/ English-Hausa Dictionary & Phrasebook Paperback / softback


Hausa is the Chadic (branch of the Afroasiatic language family) language of the Hausa people, one of the largest ethnic groups in Central Africa.

Hausa is spoken as a first language by over 27 million people and as a second language by nearly 20 million more.

Commonly spoken throughout southern Niger and northern Nigeria, Hausa has developed as a lingua franca throughout much of West Africa for purposes of trade. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to West Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction.

The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics.

Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.




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