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100 HOUSA WORDS AND THEIR MEANING




Hausa is the language of the Hausa people, one of the largest ethnic groups in Western and North-Central Africa, which is mostly spoken throughout southern Niger and northern Nigeria.


The true Hausa settlements  in Nigeria were: Daura Kano Katsina Zaria (Zazzau) Gobir Rano Biram

I have traveled to many Hausa Speaking States in Nigeria, I have being to State like Bauchi ,Kano ,Jigawa, Kaduna (Zaria ) etc.

Hausa language is been spoken through out the state I was born and raised.
I grow up in the Northern part of Nigeria,  Kaduna State, So I have leant  Compiled 100 Hausa Words that i will be translating  into English Language


100 Hausa words and their Meaning

         Hausa                        English

1.     Father --------------------  Uba 

2.     Jubilation---------------  Murna

3.     White ---------------------  Fari

4.      Take ----------------------  Karba

5.       Sin ------------------------  Zunubi

6.      Seat -----------------------  Zauna

7.     Want ---------------------- Bukata

8.      Sister---------------------- Yar uwa

9.     Disappear ------------- Boya

10.     Burn --------------------- Kone

11.     Brother ---------------- Dan uwa

12.    Information ---------- Labarai

13.    Accept --------------------- Karba

14.   Another --------------------- Wani

15.   Enter --------------------------- Shiva

16.    Ear ----------------------------- Kunne

17.    Return -----------------------  Dawo

18.   Send -----------------------------  Aika

19.    Rice ------------------------- Shinkafa

20.    Dance ------------------------ Rawa

21.    Widower -------------------- Bazawari

22.    Widow ---------------------- Bazawara

23.     Rabbit -----------------------  Zomo

24.      Question ------------------ Tambaya

25.       Black ---------------------- Baki

26.      Name ----------------------- Suna

27.     Purchase ------------------- Says

28.    Repair -------------------------Gyara

29.     Laugh ---------------------- Dariya

30.    Arrest ------------------------Kama

31.    Bigger -----------------------  Babba

32.   Announcement ---------- Sanarwa

33.  Blind --------------------------- Makaho

34.    Anger ------------------------- Fushi

35.   Escape ---------------    Gudu,Ya There

36.   Sure --------------------  Hakika ,Tabbas

37.   People -----------------    Mutane

38.   Hold --------------------     Rike

39.   Front ------------------- Gaba

40.   Examination ------------- Jarabawa

41.   Human being ------------- Mutum

42.   Nose -------------------------  Hanci

43.    Swan ---------------------- Agwagwa

44.   First ------------------------ Farko

45.    Middle ---------------------- Tsakkiya

46.   Welcome ---------------- Barks da zuwa

47.   Rent ------------------------ Haya

48.    Where --------------------- Ina

49. Right hand --------------- Hannun dama

50. Door -------------------------  Kofa

51.  Beginning -------------------- Farawa

52.  Body -------------------------- Jiki

53.  Orange ----------------------- Lemun

54.  Mosquito -------------------- Sauro

55.   Onion ------------------------ Albasa

56.   Card --------------------------  kati

57.  After -------------------------- Bayan

58.  Crying ------------------------ Kuka

59.   Village ----------------------- Gari

60.    Distance ------------------ Nisa

61.    Report --------------------- Bayani

62.   Egg ----------------------------- Kwai

63.   Time ------------------------ lokaci

64.   Trade ---------------------- Kasuwaci

65.    Dry ------------------------------  Bushe

66.   Greating -----------------------  Gaisuwa

67.  Ground -------------------------  Kasa

68.   Marriage ----------------------- Sure

69.   Quick ---------------------------- Sauri

70.  Representation ------------ Gabatarwa

71.  Reading ----------------------- Karatu

72.   Crocodile ------------------- Kada

73.    Competition ------------------ Gasa

74.    Repentance ------------------ Tuba

75.  Hide ----------------------------  Boya

76.  Escort -------------------------- Rakiya

77.  Alcohol ------------------------- Giya

78.   Blessing ----------------------- Alhari

79. Smoke ------------------------- Hayaki

80.  Conspiracy ------------------ Hada baki

81.   Shop --------------------------- Shago

82.  Medicine ------------------------- Magani

83.  Cock ------------------------------ Zakara

84.  Religion ----------------------- Addini

85.   Male ---------------------------- Namiji

86.   Salary -------------------------- Albashi

87.  President ------------- Shugaban NASA

88.  Tail ----------------------------- Binding

89.    See -------------------------- Gani , duba

90.    Leg --------------------------- Kafa

91.   Message ------------------ Sako

92.   Country ------------------- Gari

93.   Wind  --------------------- Iska

94. Customer---   Mai ciniki ,mai Sayayya

95. Request--------------------------- Tambaya

96.  Thief ----------------------------- Barawo

97.   Clock ---------------------------- Agogo

98.   Silent --------------------------- Shiru

99.   Fish ------------------------------- Kifi

100.   Sing ----------------------------- Waka.


This article will help you, if you are thinking of traveling to any state in the northern part of Nigeria, and some other Africa country that use Housa language as means of communication

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