cause

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cause

Plural
causes

Tilo
dalili

Jam'i
dalilai

  1. A cause makes something happen.
    The cause of the fire was lightning.
    IN THESE dark days, many people see little cause for rejoicing. A CIKIN kwanakin nan masu ban tsoro, mutane da yawa ba su ga dalilin farin ciki ba. [1]
  2. (countable) A cause is a goal, aim or principle that people support or fight for. <> maƙasudi, buri.
    He is fighting for a just cause.

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
cause

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
causes

Past tense (ya wuce)
caused

Past participle (ya wuce)
caused

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
causing

(transitive)

  1. kawo / jawo faruwar abu <> To cause something is to make it happen.
    His careless driving caused the car accident.