dispute

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Pronunciation (Yadda ake faɗi)

Noun

Singular
dispute

Plural
disputes

  1. (countable) A dispute is an argument or disagreement which continues over a period of time. A dispute may escalate into violence, or it may be a long verbal and legal struggle. <> jayayya, gardama, husuma, kokwanto, rikici, rigima.
    rikicin kan iyaka <> border dispute.
    they are having a dispute over national boundaries. <> suna rikici a kan iyakokin ƙasashensu.
    The taxi driver and the passenger had a dispute over the fee. (here the word argument might be used instead)
    India and Pakistan have a dispute over Kasmir.

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
dispute

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
disputes

Past tense (ya wuce)
disputed

Past participle (ya wuce)
disputed

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
disputing

  1. To argue against something; to discuss or debate. <> yi gardama, yi musu/musanta (to deny), yi ƙoƙarin hana abu.
    He disputed what she said, claiming she was lying <> Ya musunta abun da ta ce, ya ce ƙarya ta ke yi.
  2. To fight against; to resist. <> musa, yi musu, musanta, yi jayayya, tafarma.
    they disputed the report <> sun musa rahoton.

Synonyms


Google translation of dispute

Jayayya, shawarwari.

  1. (noun) shawarwari <> debate, discussion, dispute; muhawara <> debate, discussion, dispute, reasoning;
  2. (verb) yi shawarwari <> debate, dispute; yi muhawara <> debate, discuss, dispute;