Hausa Paper 2, May/June 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Main
General Comments
Strength Conclusion

Question 3

(a) Mcce ce rufaffjyar gaba?
(b) Kawo kalmomi goma kowacce dsuke de rafafliyar gaba.
(a) Define a closed syllable.
(b) Mention ten words each containing a closed syllable.


This is also a question on phonology and it required the candidates to define a closed
syllable and mention ten examples of it.
A closed syllable is made up of a consonant followed by a short vowel and another
consonant respectively. It is represented as BWB. E.g. nan, can, kumfa, yar, bincike,
bakin, etc.

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