Definition of Haussa

1. Noun. A member of a Negroid people living chiefly in northern Nigeria.

Exact synonyms: Hausa
Generic synonyms: Nigerian



2. Noun. The chief member of the Chadic family of Afroasiatic languages; widely used as a trading language.
Exact synonyms: Hausa
Generic synonyms: West Chadic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haussa

Haumea
Haunebu
Hauptmannian
Haurvatat
Hausa
Hausa Sign Language
Hausdorff
Hausdorff content
Hausdorff dimension
Hausdorff metric
Hausdorff space
Hausdorffness
Hausfrau
Hausfraus
Hausmaistas
Haussa
Haussmannization
Haussmannizations
Haute-Loire
Haute-Normandie
Haute-Vienne
Havana
Havana Brown
Havanan
Havanans
Havanese
Havaneses
Havant
Havarti
Havasupai

Literary usage of Haussa

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1. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1844)
"A slight survey of the haussa vocabulary, delivered by Mr. Schb'n, ... The only thing here worth noticing is the tendency of the haussa to elide final ..."

2. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"THE haussa. The haussa are essentially a nation of traders; ... The haussa language has been studied by many workers, including Dr. Rat and Dr. Schon, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1903)
"IN the haussa States, up the Niger River, there are two Peoples. ... Wherever the haussa - is, there also is the Fulani; wherever the Fulani is, ..."

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