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Hausa

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noun Hau·sa \ˈhau̇-sə, -zə\

Definition of Hausa

plural Hausa or Hausas

  1. 1 :  the Chadic language of the Hausa people widely used in western Africa as a trade language

  2. 2 :  a member of a black people of northern Nigeria and southern Niger



Origin of hausa

Hausa Hausā


First Known Use: 1853


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