Hausa Plural

If you're trying to learn Hausa Plural you will find some useful resources including a course about Plural and Singular... 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 Plural

Learning the Hausa Plural 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 Plural is in the structure of the grammar in Hausa.

Hausa Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers. Here are some examples:

English PluralHausa Plural
Pluraljamanta
my booklittafana
my booksda littattafai
our daughterɗiyarmu
our daughters'ya'yanmu mata
I'm coldna sanyi
we're coldza mu sanyi
his chickenskajinshi
their chickensagararsu

Notice the structure of the Plural in Hausa.

List of Plurals in Hausa

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Hausa placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Hausa vocabulary.

English PluralHausa Plural
alligatoralligator
alligatorsalligators
bearbeyar
bearsmai
birdtsuntsu
birdstsuntsaye
bullbijimi
bullsbijimai
catmagen
catsmagunan
cowsaniya
cowsshanu
deerbarewa
many deerda yawa kamar barewa
dogkare
dogskarnuka
donkeyjaki
donkeysjakuna
eaglejuhurmar
eaglesjuhurmomi
elephantgiwa
elephantsgiwayen
girafferaƙumin dawa
giraffesgiraffes
goatakuya
goatsawaki
horsedoki
horseskili
lionzaki
lionszakoki
monkeyƙirƙar
monkeysbirai
mousekusun
miceɓeraye
rabbitagwada
rabbitszomayen
snakemaciji
snakesmacazai
tigertamangarusarta
tigerstigers
wolfkerkeci
wolvesKyarketai

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Hausa. Once you're done with Hausa Plural, 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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