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Hausa alphabet and characters
The Hausa alphabet should display only the following characters. If your document is not showing correctly, then first check that the encoding for that program and font supports Hausa.
Hausa grammar rules
Hausa is an agglutinative language, e.g. grammatical forms are created by adding various suffixes to fixed stems.
Hausa nouns are inflected for gender and number. Masculine and feminine are distinguished only in the singular.
Hausa formatting rules
|First day of the week||Sunday|
|Short date format||d/m/yy|
|Long date format||dd/mm/yyyy|
Numbers and currency
Hausa capitalisation usage
Should be capitalised
- People’s names.
- Geographical names (of countries, counties/states, cities etc.).
- Headings/titles: only the first word is capitalised unless a proper noun is featured.
- Microsoft profuct names.
- Commands, dialog boxes andd titles.
Should NOT be capitalised
Solutions for Hausa
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