Hausa Pronouns

If you're trying to learn Hausa Pronouns you will find some useful resources including a course about Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns... 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 Pronouns

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

Hausa pronouns include personal pronouns (refer to the persons speaking, the persons spoken to, or the persons or things spoken about), indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns (connect parts of sentences) and reciprocal or reflexive pronouns (in which the object of a verb is being acted on by verb's subject). Here are some examples:

English PronounsHausa Pronouns
Pronounspronouns
Iza
youka
hekuwa
sheta
wemuka
theyakan
meni
you
himshi
herta
usmana
themsu
my
your
hisda
herta
our
theirmahaƙarsu
mine
yoursnaka
hisda
hersnata
oursnamu
theirsnasu

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Hausa.

List of Pronouns in Hausa

Below is a list of the Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns in Hausa placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Hausa vocabulary.

English PronounsHausa Pronouns
I speakna yi magana
you speakmagana
he speaksya yi
she speaksta
we speakmu yi magana
they speakakan yi magana
give meba ni
give youda ka
give himba shi
give herba ta
give usba mu
give themba su
my booklittafana
your booklittafanka
his booklittafanshi
her booklittafanta
our booklittafanmu
their booklittafansu

Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns have a very important role in Hausa. Once you're done with Hausa Pronouns, 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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