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Greetings to the followers of this blog

P1180050bI have started this blog more than 11 years ago. It was meant to share ideas on learning Hausa and other less commonly taught languages. Lately,I have been a bit lazy and haven’t posted any new ideas for a long time.

At the same time, the amount of online material that could be used for language learning keeps growing and also there are now more and better eLearning websites and smartphone apps than when I started Hausa Online. I don’t have enough time to keep track of all the new developments.

As the year 2017 comes to an end, I thought I should at least sent a short greeting to the followers of this blog, which has been visited more than two million times. I wish you all a happy and peaceful new year 2018, wherever you are and whatever you do.

And if you wonder who runs this blog (and also my other Hausa blog “Karin Magana“): I am German guy who studied Hausa in a German University and who spent some time in Nigeria. (More about me)

Global glossary

I just came across Global glossary, a large internet resource which claims to be “Probably the biggest dictionary in the world.” You can search for translations from dozens of languages — including Hausa and a few other African languages — into English and other languages and also in the opposite direction. Try it out for yourself, e.g. the following pairs: