This is a list of words about family in Hausa. You can name people such as your relatives as well as extended family this way.
|Sister: 'yar uwa|
|Child (m): Yaro|
|Child (f): Yarinya|
|Father: mahaifi or baba or uba
|Mother: mama or uwa or mahaifiya|
|Wife: matar aure|
|Cousin (m): Dan Bappa
|Cousin (f): Yar Bappa|
|Uncle: Abba or kawu|
|Nephew: basambo or ɗan ɗan uwa|
|Niece: 'yar yar uwa|
These examples show how family words are used in a Hausa sentence. Very useful when socializing with other people. This can also show you how to ask questions.
|What's your brother called?: Mene ne sunan Dan'uwanka?|
|How old is your sister?: Shekarun Kanwarka nawa?
|Where does your father work?: A ina mahaifinka yake aiki?|
|Your daughter is very cute: Yarka tana da kyau!
|I love my husband: Ina son mijina|
|This is my wife: Wannan matata ce|
With the above list you will be able to discuss how many siblings you have or ask others about their family. Now let's go to the next topic by clicking the "Next" button. Or simply choose your own topic from the menu above.
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