Hausa Alphabets / Hausa Letters

To learn Hausa language, Alphabets are the main part of language learning. Here you learn Hausa alphabet/Hausa letter. If you are interested to learn Hausa language, this place will help you to learn Hausa alphabet/character in Hausa and their pronunciation in English. Language is a communication tool in which knowledge, emotions and feeling convey to others.

To learn Hausa language, first we learn Hausa alphabets and then learn Hausa alphabets with words and images and their pronunciation in English. Common vocabulary is one of the important sections. Common Vocabulary contains common words that we can used in daily life conversations.

Hausa alphabet

Hausa languages are spoken in Nigeria over 80 million native speakers to communicates their language around the world. Hausa is a Chadic language spoken by the Hausa people and also widely spoken in Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, Kanuri. Hausa language is under Afro-Asiatic language family and also it is the largest languages in the African continent.

Modern Hausa language is a Latin-based alphabet called Boko alphabet. Hausa alphabet is a Latin script/Roman alphabet/English letters except (x, v, p, and q) and also added six extra letters (ɓ, ɗ, ƙ, sh, ts and ƴ).

Hausa alphabet are called Haruffan Hausa. Hausa vowels are known as wasula and Hausa consonants are known as baƙi.

Hausa alphabet has 29 letters containing 5 vowels and 24 consonants as shown in the below table and their pronunciation in English.

Hausa Vowels

Hausa vowels are known as wasula. Hausa alphabet has 5 vowels. Here we learn Hausa vowels and their pronunciation in English.

HAUSA VOWELS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

A

a

a

E

e

eh

I

i

e

O

o

o

U

u

oo

Read also:  A-Z Dictionary  |  Vocabulary  |  Quiz

Hausa Consonants

Hausa consonants are known as baƙi. Hausa alphabet has 24 consonants. Here we learn Hausa consonants and their pronunciation in English.

HAUSA CONSONANTS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

B

b

be

Ɓ

ɓ

bah

C

c

ce

D

d

de

Ɗ

ɗ

dah

F

f

fe

G

g

ge

H

h

he

J

j

je

K

k

ke

Ƙ

ƙ

kah

L

l

le

M

m

me

N

n

ne

R

r

re

S

s

se

Sh

sh

sha

T

t

te

Ts

ts

tsa

W

w

ve

Y

y

ye

Ƴ

ƴ

yah

Z

z

ze

ʼ

All Hausa Alphabets

HAUSA ALPHABETS

Capital

Small

Pronunciation

A

a

a

B

b

be

Ɓ

ɓ

bah

C

c

ce

D

d

de

Ɗ

ɗ

dah

E

e

eh

F

f

fe

G

g

ge

H

h

he

I

i

e

J

j

je

K

k

ke

Ƙ

ƙ

kah

L

l

le

M

m

me

N

n

ne

O

o

o

R

r

re

S

s

se

Sh

sh

sha

T

t

te

Ts

ts

tsa

U

u

oo

W

w

ve

Y

y

ye

Ƴ

ƴ

yah

Z

z

ze

ʼ

Read also:  Number in Hausa

Learn Hausa language, you must learn Hausa Sentences and Phrases as below, it helps more strength to convey your Hausa conversations.

SENTENCES & PHRASES

Hello

Barka dai

Welcome

Barka da zuwa

Thanks

Godiya

Congratulations

Barka da warhaka

Good morning

Barka da safiya

Happy birthday

Barka da ranar haihuwa

I love you

Ina son ku

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Alphabets in other languages:

Picture Vocabulary

fruit  |  vegetable  |  bird  |  animal  |  color  |  flower  |  tree  |  fish  |  insect  |  music  |  shape  |  building  |  place  |  landscape  |  body parts  |  ornament  |  school  |  hospital  |  household items  |  kitchen items  |  stationery items  |  occupation

VOCABULARY

fruit  |  VEGETABLE  |  BIRD  |  ANIMAL  |  FLOWER  |  NUMBER  |  GREETING  |  COLOR  |  DAY  |  MONTH  |  RELATIONSHIP  |  BODY PARTS  |  HOUSEHOLD ITEMS  |  KITCHEN ITEMS  |  OCCUPATION  |  STATIONERY  |  PLANET  |  SCHOOL  |  HOSPITAL  |  DISEASE  |  #all  |  play games

GRAMMAR

SYNONYM  |  ANTONYM  |  POSITIVE words  |  PREFIX  |  SUFFIX  |  VERB  |  NOUN  |  ADJECTIVE  |  SENTENCES  |  1000 words  |  come  |  did  |  how  |  my  |  please  |  she  |  this  |  what  |  when  |  where  |  who  |  why  |  thank  |  #all

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