Hausa Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Hausa. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: gani
To write: rubutawa
To love: so / soyayya / ƙauna
To give: bayarwa
To play: wasa
To read: karantawa
To understand: fahimta or ganewa
To have: mallaka or samu
To know: sani
To learn: koyo
To think: tunani
To work: aiki
To speak: magana
To drive: tuƙawa
To smile: yin murmushi
To find: ganowa / samowa

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Ina ganinka
I write with a pen: Ina rubutu da alƙalami
You love apples: Kana son tuffa
You give money: Kana bayarda kuɗi
You play tennis: kana wasan tenis
He reads a book: Yana karanta littafi
He understands me: Yana fahimta ta
She has a cat: Tana da mage
She knows my friend: Ta san abokina / ƙawata
We want to learn: Muna son mu koyo
We think Spanish is easy: Muna tunanin cewa Spaniyanci yana da sauƙi
You (plural) work here: Kuna aiki a nan
You (plural) speak French: Kun iya Faransanci
They drive a car: Su na tuƙa mota
They smile: Su na murmushi

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