Definition of Hausa noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhaʊsə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊsə//
; BrE BrE//ˈhaʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊ//
[uncountable] Languages
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a language spoken by the Hausa people of W Africa, especially in Nigeria and Niger, and also used in other parts of W Africa as a language of communication between different peoples See related entries: Languages Word Originthe name in Hausa.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Hausa