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 2

a)  Mene ne Tagwan wasali?
(b) Kawo kalmomi goma kowanne dauke da tagwan wasali.
(a) Define a Diphthong?
(b) Mention ten words each containing a diphthong.


 The question is on phonology, candidates were required to define a diphthong and to mention ten examples of words with it.
 Diphthong simply means a union of two different vowels articulated simultaneously.
e.g. yau, kai, tauri, guiwa, faifai, tukuici, d.s.
 Candidates' performance in this question was poor.

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