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Hausa Language
Hausa (/ˈhaʊsə/)[3] (Yaren Hausa or Harshen Hausa) is the Chadic language (a branch of the Afroasiatic language family) with the largest number of speakers, spoken as a first language by some 27 million people, and as a second language by another 20 million. The ancestral language of the Hausa people, one of the largest ethnic groups in Central Africa, Hausa is commonly spoken throughout southern Niger
Niger
and northern Nigeria
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Adar
Adar
Adar
(Hebrew: אֲדָר‬ Adar; from Akkadian adaru) is the sixth month of the civil year and the twelfth month of the ecclesiastical year on the Hebrew calendar, roughly corresponding to the month of March
March
in the Gregorian calendar. It is a winter month of 29 days. The Month of Adar
Adar
in the Holy Scriptures comprises in Esther
Esther
09, 21. In leap years, it is preceded by a 30-day intercalary month named Adar Aleph
Aleph
(Hebrew: אדר א'‬, Aleph
Aleph
being the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, also known as " Adar
Adar
Rishon" (First Adar) or " Adar
Adar
I") and it is then itself called Adar
Adar
Bet (Hebrew: אדר ב'‬, Bet being the second letter of the Hebrew Alphabet, also known as "Adar Sheni" (Second Adar) or " Adar
Adar
II")
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Gabon
Coordinates: 1°S 12°E / 1°S 12°E / -1; 12This article is about the country
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Replacement Character
Specials is a short Unicode
Unicode
block allocated at the very end of the Basic Multilingual Plane, at U+FFF0–FFFF. Of these 16 code points, five are assigned as of Unicode
Unicode
10.0:U+FFF9 INTERLINEAR ANNOTATION ANCHOR, marks start of annotated text U+FFFA INTERLINEAR ANNOTATION SEPARATOR, marks start of annotating character(s) U+FFFB INTERLINEAR ANNOTATION TERMINATOR, marks end of annotation block U+FFFC  OBJECT REPLACEMENT CHARACTER, placeholder in the text for another unspecified object, for example in a compound document. U+FFFD � REPLACEMENT CHARACTER used to replace an unknown, unrecognized or unrepresentable character U+FFFE <noncharacter-FFFE> not a character. U+FFFF <noncharacter-FFFF> not a character.FFFE and FFFF are not unassigned in the usual sense, but guaranteed not to be a Unicode
Unicode
character at all
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Unicode
Unicode
Unicode
is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems. The latest version contains a repertoire of 136,755 characters covering 139 modern and historic scripts, as well as multiple symbol sets
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Lingua Franca
A lingua franca (/ˌlɪŋɡwə ˈfræŋkə/ (listen); lit. Frankish tongue),[1] also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language, auxiliary language, vehicular language, or link language is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between groups of people who do not share a native language or dialect, particularly when it is a third language that is distinct from both of the speakers' native languages.[2] Lingua francas have developed around the world throughout human history, sometimes for commercial reasons (so-called "trade languages" facilitated trade), but also for cultural, religious, diplomatic and administrative convenience, and as a means of exchanging information between scientists and other scholars of different nationalities.[3][4] The term is taken from the medieval Mediterranean Lingua Franca, a Romance-based pidgin language used (especially by traders and seamen) as a lingua franca
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Western Africa
West
West
Africa, also called Western Africa
Africa
and the West
West
of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa
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Chad
Coordinates: 15°N 19°E / 15°N 19°E / 15; 19Republic of Chad République du Tchad (French) جمهورية تشاد‎ (Arabic) Jumhūrīyat TashādFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Unité, Travail, Progrès" (French) "Unity, Work, Progress" "الاتحاد، العمل، التقدم" (Arabic)Anthem: La Tchadienne  (French) نشيد تشاد الوطني  (Arabic) The Chadian HymnLocation of  Chad  (dark blue)Capital and largest city N'Djamena 12°06′N 16°02′E / 12.100°N 16.033°E / 12.100; 16.033Official languagesArabic FrenchEthnic groups (2010)27.7% Sara 12.3% Arab 10.5% Toubou 9.5% Mayo-Kebbi 9.0% Kanem-Bornou 8.7% Ouaddaï 6.7% Hadjarai 6.5% Tandjilé 4.7% Bilala 6.4% other 0.3% unknownDemonym ChadianGovernment Unitary dominant-party presidential republic• PresidentIdriss Déb
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Trade Language
A lingua franca (/ˌlɪŋɡwə ˈfræŋkə/; lit. Frankish tongue),[1] also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language, vehicular language, or link language is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between people who do not share a native language or dialect, particularly when it is a third language that is distinct from both native languages.[2] Lingua francas have developed around the world throughout human history, sometimes for commercial reasons (so-called "trade languages") but also for cultural, religious, diplomatic and administrative convenience, and as a means of exchanging information between scientists and other scholars of different nationalities.[3][4] The term originates with one such language, Mediterranean Lingua Franca
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Central Africa
Central Africa
Africa
is the core region of the African continent which includes Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda
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Central African Republic
Coordinates: 7°N 21°E / 7°N 21°E / 7; 21Central African RepublicKödörösêse tî Bêafrîka  (Sango) République centrafricaine  (French)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Unité, Dignité, Travail" (French) "Unity, Dignity, Work"Anthem: E Zingo  (Sango) La Renaissance  (French) "The Renaissance"Location of  Central African Republic  (dark blue) – in Africa  (light blue & dark grey) – in the African Union  (light blue)Capital and largest city Bangui 4°22′N 18°35′E / 4.367°N 18.583°E / 4.367; 18.583Official languages French SangoEthnic groupsBaya Banda Mandjia Sara Fulani Mboum M'Baka Yakoma othersReligion Christianity IslamDemonym Central AfricanGovernment Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic• PresidentFaustin-Arch
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Ethiopia
Coordinates: 8°N 38°E / 8°N 38°E / 8; 38Federal Democratic Republic
Republic
of Ethiopia የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዴሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī RīpebilīkFlagEmblemAnthem:  ወደፊት ገስግሺ፣ ውድ እናት ኢትዮጵያ March Forward, Dear Mother EthiopiaCapital and largest city Addis Ababa 9°1′N 38°45′E / 9.017°N 38.750°E / 9.017; 38.750Official languages
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ISO 639-3
ISO 639-3:2007, Codes for the representation of names of languages – Part 3: Alpha-3 code for comprehensive coverage of languages, is an international standard for language codes in the ISO 639 series. It defines three-letter codes for identifying languages. The standard was published by ISO on 1 February 2007.[1] ISO 639-3 extends the ISO 639-2 alpha-3 codes with an aim to cover all known natural languages
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Islam
Islam
Islam
(/ˈɪslɑːm/)[note 1] is an Abrahamic, monotheistic, universal religion teaching that there is only one God
God
(Arabic: Allah), and that
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Dialect
The term dialect (from Latin
Latin
dialectus, dialectos, from the Ancient Greek word διάλεκτος, diálektos, "discourse", from διά, diá, "through" and λέγω, légō, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena:One usage refers to a variety of a language that is a characteristic of a particular group of the language's speakers.[1] Under this definition, the dialects or varieties of a particular language are closely related and, despite their differences, are most often largely mutually intelligible, especially if close to one another on the dialect continuum
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Daura
Daura
Daura
is a town and Local Government Area in Katsina
Katsina
State, northern Nigeria. It is the spiritual home of the Hausa people. Daura
Daura
with Emirate, is adjoining conurbation which comprised five local government areas (LGAs) — Baure, Daura, Mai'Adua, Sandamu
Sandamu
and Zangon Daura
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