Hausa Jobs

This is a list of jobs in Hausa. This will help you describe what you do for a living. It is especially useful when introducing yourself.

Doctor: likita
Policeman: Dansanda
Teacher: malami
Businessman: Dan kasuwa
Student: ɗalibi
Singer: Mawaki
Engineer: Injiniya
Artist: Mai zane-zane
Actor: Dan wasan kwaikwayo
Actress: Yar wasar kwaikwayo
Nurse: Nas
Translator: Mai fassara

These examples will help you answer the question "What do you do?" or "What do you do for a living?". Note how the personal pronouns are used with the nouns in this sentence.

I'm looking for a job: Ina neman aiki
I'm an artist: Ni mai zane-zane ne
He is a policeman: Shi Dansanda ne
She is a singer: Ita mawakiya ce
I'm a new employee: Ni sabon ma'aikaci ne
I have a long experience: Ni kwararre ne tunda dadewa

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