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Hausa language

LC control 85059313
LC classificationPL8231 PL8234
Topical headingHausa language
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Variant(s)Abakwariga language
Afuno language
Haoussa language
Hausaawaa language
Hausawa language
Hawsa language
Mgbakpa language
See alsoAfrica, West--Languages
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Chadic languages
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Found inCooper, B.M. Marriage in Maradi, 1997.
African ethonyms: p. 156 (Hausa (Hausaawaa, Afuno))
Ethnologue: p. 278 (Hausa (Hausawa, Haoussa, Abakwariga, Mgbakpa))
Voegelin lang.: p. 107 (Hausa (Hausaawaa, Afuno) Nigeria, Niger)
Am. encyc.: Hausa (Of the Chad branch of Afroasiatic languages, is a lingua franca for most of West Africa)