Hausa Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Hausa Adverbs you will find some useful resources including a course about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Hausa grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Hausa. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Hausa Adverbs

Learning the Hausa Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Hausa language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Hausa.

Hausa adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsHausa Adverbs
adverbsadverbs duka
I read a book sometimesna karanta wani littafi zamazama
I will never smokeba zan taba
are you alone?ka kaɗai?

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Hausa.

List of Adverbs in Hausa

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Hausa placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Hausa vocabulary.

English AdverbsHausa Adverbs
adverbs of timeadverbs lokacin
yesterdayjiya da
todayyau
tomorrowgobe
now,
thensai
laterbayan
tonightda daren nan
right nowyanzu
last nighta daren jiya
this morningwannan safe
next weekmako mai zuwa
already, na
recentlybaya-bayan nan
lately
soonda kwanaki
immediatelynan da nan
still,
yetamma
agotun
adverbs of placeadverbs da wurin
herenan
thereda
over therecan
everywherea ko'ina
anywherea ko'ina
nowhereba inda
homegida
awayda
outda
adverbs of manneradverbs da kyau
veryda
quitemutane da dama
prettyda kyau
reallyne sosai
fast
wellda
hardsosai
quicklysunkuce
slowlysannu
carefullya hankali
hardlyda wuya
barelytafinsa
mostlyyawanci
almostkusan
absolutelyko
togetherɗaya
alonekaɗai
adverbs of frequencyadverbs da frequency
always
frequentlyda yawa a
usuallykan
sometimeswani lokaci
occasionallybitta-bitta
seldomnadari
rarelykaɗan
neverba zai

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Hausa. Once you're done with Hausa Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Hausa lessons here: Learn Hausa. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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