belong

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Pronunciation

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
belong

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
belongs

Past tense (ya wuce)
belonged

Past participle (ya wuce)
belonged

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
belonging

  1. Usage note: Expressed by genitive constriction with the pronouns na, ta [1].
  2. (intransitive) If x belongs to y, it is y's
    The umbrella belongs to John; it's his. <> Laimar ta John ce.
  3. (intransitive) If someone belongs to something like a club, they are a member. <> samun shiga cikin wani ƙungiya.
    I belong to the sports club. <> Ina cikin 'yan wannan kulob ɗin na wasanni. [2]
  4. (intransitive) If something belongs, it is in the right place. <> wurin da ya cancanci a sa.
    Put it back where it belongs. <> Mai da shi wurinsa. [3]
    Where does this book belong? <> Ina yakama a sa wannan littafin?
    I'm a simple girl; I don't belong in this rich house.

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