Pronunciation (Yadda ake faɗi)
- (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.
Plain form (yanzu)
3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
Past tense (ya wuce)
Past participle (ya wuce)
Present participle (ana cikin yi)
- 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.
- To fight against; to resist. <> musa, yi musu, musanta, yi jayayya, tafarma.
- they disputed the report <> sun musa rahoton.