magician

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Pronunciation (Yadda ake faɗi)

Noun

Singular
magician

Plural
magicians

  1. masihirci, mai sihiri, matsafi <> (fantasy) (countable) A magician is a man who uses magic, who has magical or mystical powers.
    1. Similarly, there came not to those before them any messenger except that they said, "A magician or a madman." <> Kamar haka dai wani Manzo bai jẽ wa waɗanda ke gabãninsu ba fãce sun ce: "Mai sihiri ne kõ mahaukaci." = Kamar haka, sa’ad da wani manzo ya je zuwa ga mutanen zamanin da, suka ce, “Masihirci ne,” ko kuwa “Mahaukaci.” --Qur'an 51:52
    2. who will bring you every learned magician." <> "su zo maka da duka matsafi, mai ilmi." = [ 7:112 ] "bari su gayyato kowane qoraren masihirci." --Qur'an 7:112
  2. mai dabo, ɗan tsubbu, ɗan rufa-ido <> (countable) A magician is a person who does things that seem magical, but that are in fact tricks.
    1. Magicians do not want reveal their secrets because their shows would become less interesting and mysterious since everybody could understand what happens.
    2. Even though Egypt’s magic-practicing priests were able to duplicate Jehovah’s first two plagues, what were they forced to admit after the third plague? <> (a) Ko da yake masu sihiri na Masar sun yi irin annoba na biyu na fari, menene suka ce bayan annoba ta uku?
  3. ƙwararre a wani abu, hatsabibi <> (metaphorical) (countable) A magician is a very skilled person, in one area or more.
  4. (countable) A person who is mysterious.

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