My Hausa Village (Soft Cover) - Luqman Nagi
Title: My Hausa Village (Soft Cover)
Author: Luqman Nagi
Pages: 24 pages
Publisher: GoodWord Kidz
Description from the publisher :
Part of the "my Islamic Village" series.
In it you will read all about ‘Abd al-Khaliq’s beautiful village in Hausaland, Northern Nigeria. The Muslims of Giginya village are very hard working, creative people. You will learn many things about their interesting lives. ‘Abd al-Khaliq speaks the beautiful Hausa language which has a very rich oral tradition. The language is still full of hundreds of clever proverbs that enliven conversations. One such proverb is the following: Inuwar giginya na nesa ke sha. “Those farther away are most likely to enjoy the shade of a giginya [palm] tree.” Do you see the wisdom in this proverb?