Hausa Food

This is a list of food in Hausa. This can be very useful when going to the supermarket to buy groceries or simply when asking for breakfast.

Milk: madara
Butter: man shanu
Cheese: cukwi
Bread: burodi
Meal: ɗa'ami
Breakfast: karin kumallo
Lunch: abincin rana
Dinner: abincin dare
Salad: salak
Sugar: sikari
Salt: gishiri
Orange juice: Lemu
Soda: Lemun zaki
Coffee: kofi
Tea: Shayi
Fish: kifi
Meat: nama
Chicken: naman kaza
Pizza: Pizza
Eggs: Kwayakwayai
Sandwich: sanwic
Ice cream: askirin
Water: Ruwa
Food: abinci

These samples show how food items can be incorporated into a sentence in Hausa. You will also be able to express your feelings of hunger or thirst.

I'm hungry: Yunwa nake ji
Are you thirsty?: Kana jin kishiruwa?
Do you have a bottle of water?: Kana da kwalbar ruwa?
Breakfast is ready: An gama hada karin kumallo
What kind of food do you like?: Wane irin abinci kake so?
I like cheese: Ina son cuku

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