Hausa .Bible

Discover more about the Bible in Hausa – and read it for yourself.

About the Hausa language

Hausa, also known as Abakwariga, Habe, Haoussa, Hausawa, Kado or Mgbakpa, is a language of Nigeria.

It has a widespread userbase of over 33,000,000 in the northern regions where it is the De facto provincial language.

Dialects include; Kano, Katagum, Hadejiya, Sokoto, Gobirawa, Adarawa, Kebbawa, Zamfarawa, Katsina, Arewa. Barikanchi [bxo] is a Hausa pidgin used in military barracks. There is also a pidgin or market Hausa [gib]. Subdialects of Eastern Hausa: Kano, Katagum, Hadejiya; of Western Hausa: Sokoto, Katsina, Gobirawa, Adarawa, Kebbawa, Zamfarawa; of North Hausa: Arewa, Arawa. Abakwariga is a subgroup.

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- Isaiah 9:6

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