Language quiz

Can you identify the language in this recorded snippet?

Here are a few clues: this language is spoken mainly on one continent by about 40 million people. It is generally written with the Latin alphabet these days, but used to written with the Arabic alphabet. The recording comes from the BBC World Service.

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4 Responses to Language quiz

  1. vector says:


  2. Simon says:

    Yes, it is Hausa. Was that a lucky guess, or do you speak it?

  3. vector says:

    don’t speak it unfortunately. just remember hearing something about it on the radio a while back.

  4. TJ says:

    aaaaaa ………. ^_^
    ok …. I think it’s Hausa :)