Paul Newman's A Hausa-English Dictionary PDF

By Paul Newman

ISBN-10: 0300122462

ISBN-13: 9780300122466

This updated quantity, the 1st Hausa-English dictionary released in 1 / 4 of a century, is written with language newcomers and useful clients in brain. With over 10,000 entries, it essentially covers ordinary Nigerian Hausa but in addition contains a variety of kinds from Niger and different dialect components of Nigeria.

The dictionary comprises new Hausa terminology for items, occasions, and actions of the fashionable global. Its definitions convey using Hausa phrases in context, and specific cognizance is paid to idioms, figurative meanings, and unique usages. As a consultant to pronunciation, headwords and illustrative sentences are absolutely marked for tone and vowel size. The e-book adopts a distinct method of the presentation of verb types that clarifies lexical relationships and their right usage.

 

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5. _____ There are three syllables in each of the entry words. 6. _____ Examples of correct usage are not provided in these dictionary entries. C Use one of the entry words from the excerpt on page 50 to complete each sentence. 1. It is impossible to ___________________ about future events. 2. Sometimes people who have been divorced later decide to ____________________. 3. You will be relieved of a financial burden if your creditor grants you ___________________. D Write an original sentence for each word.

The ng sound in long: ______________________ _______________________ 6. the ch sound in child: ______________________ _______________________ B Using the pronunciation chart as a reference, circle the word that correctly completes each sentence. 1. The a sound in ( drapery / dance ) is pronounced a. 2. The a sound in marvelous is pronounced ( a / a ). 3. The first e sound in the word even is pronounced ( e / e ), e 4. The letter o in atom is pronounced ( o / e and the second e sound is pronounced ( e / ).

Ray is a ____________________. He uses his knowledge of the Earth’s crust to locate underground deposits of oil. 2. Holly is an ____________________. She fits contact lenses under the supervision of an ____________________. 3. Megan is a ____________________. Workers in her laboratory are developing a new formula for oil-free makeup. 4. Lawrence is a ____________________. He studies the environmental impact of industrial waste disposal. 5. Stella is an ____________________. She gives urgent care to victims of heart attacks and accidents.

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