Details

ISBN-10: 0781813832
ISBN-13: 9780781813839
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publish Date: 11/27/2018
Dimensions: 6.90" L, 4.00" W, 0.40" H

Hausa-English/ English-Hausa Dictionary & Phrasebook

Compiled by: Philip Hayab John

Paperback

Price: $14.95

Overview

Hausa is the Chadic (branch of the Afroasiatic language family) language of the Hausa people, one of the largest ethnic groups in Central Africa. Hausa is spoken as a first language by over 27 million people and as a second language by nearly 20 million more. Commonly spoken throughout southern Niger and northern Nigeria, Hausa has developed as a lingua franca throughout much of West Africa for purposes of trade.

This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to West Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes:

  • 4,000 dictionary entries
  • Phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers
  • Essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business
  • Concise grammar and pronunciation sections
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Details

ISBN-10: 0781813832
ISBN-13: 9780781813839
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publish Date: 11/27/2018
Dimensions: 6.90" L, 4.00" W, 0.40" H
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