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Harshen Hausa هَرْشَن هَوْسَ
Spoken natively in Niger, Nigerie, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Togo
Region athort the Sahel as a leid o trade
Native speakers 34 million  (2007)[1]
15 million as a seicont leid in Nigerie (no date);[2] millions mair elsewhaur
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Latin (Boko alphabet)
Arabic (ajami)
Hausa Braille
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ha
ISO 639-2 hau
ISO 639-3 hau
Linguasphere 19-HAA-b
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Auries o Niger an Nigerie whaur Hausa is spoken
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Hausa (Yaren Hausa or Harshen Hausa) is the Chadic leid (a branch o the Afroasiatic leid faimily) wi the lairgest nummer o speakers, spoken as a first leid bi aboot 35 million fowk, an as a seicont leid bi millions mair in Nigerie, and millions mair in ither kintras, for a tot o at least 41 million speakers.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mikael Parkvall, "Världens 100 största språk 2007" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007), in Nationalencyklopedin
  2. Hausa leid at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  3. Hausa leid at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)