elbow

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Noun

Singular
elbow

Plural
elbows

Tilo
gwiwar hannu

Jam'i
gwiwowin hannaye


  1. gwiwar hannu, maginciri <> (countable) Your elbow is the place in the middle of your arm that bends.
    I hurt my elbow playing tennis. <> Na ji rauni a gwiwar hannu na da nake wasan tennis.
    O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows <> Yã ku waɗanda suka yi ĩmãni! idan kun tãshi zuwa ga salla, to, ku wanke fuskõkinku da hannuwanku zuwa ga magincirõri, = Ya ku masu imani, sa’ad da kuka tashi zuwa ga Sallah: (1) ku wanke fuskokinku, (2) ku wanke hannuwanku zuwa gwiwar hannu --Qur'an 5:6
  2. (countable) An elbow is a 90° turn in a pipe, river, road, etc.
    I need another elbow piece to get this pipe round the corner.
    There’s no pain quite like the one you experience when you hit your funny bone. [1] <> Ba zafin da ya fi wanda kake ji idan hannunka ya sage a duk lokacin da ka buge gwiwar hannun. [2]


Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
elbow

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
elbows

Past tense (ya wuce)
elbowed

Past participle (ya wuce)
elbowed

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
elbowing

  1. (transitive) If you elbow somebody, you hit them with your elbow. <> zungura, kishingiɗa
    My mom elbowed me to be quiet.

See also


Google translation of elbow

Gwiwar hannu.

  1. (noun) gwiwar hannu <> elbow;