ɗan

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See also 'yan
  1. the son <> ɗa
    ɗan sa ne. <> that's his son.
  2. a little bit.
    ɗan kaɗan
    [ o disbelievers ], eat and enjoy yourselves a little; indeed, you are criminals. <> (ana ce musu) "ku ci ku ji ɗan dadi kaɗan, lalle ne dai ku masu laifi ne." = [ 77:46 ] ku ci ku more na dan kadan, lalle ne dai ku mujirmai ne." --Qur'an 77:46

Usage notes

  1. ɗan = m | 'yar = f | 'yan = plural/jam'i. Used to form diminutive or agentive of the following noun. (Philip J. Jaggar's Hausa Newspaper Reader.)
    1. ɗan Adam <> human being
    2. ɗan alawas <> small allowance
    3. ɗan gari <> a townsperson