own

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Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
own

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
owns

Past tense (ya wuce)
owned

Past participle (ya wuce)
owned

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
owning

  1. mallaka, mallaki, mallakar abu
    he owns a lot of property <> ya mallaki kadara da yawa.
    previously, foreigners owned most of the factories <> a da baƙi ne ke mallakar yawancin wajen ma'aikatu.
  2. (genitive construct with linkers)
    who's the owner of this car <> motar nan ta wane ne? / wa ke da motar nan?

Adjective

Positive
own

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is your own it belongs to you or is about you (often used for emphasis).
  2. (possessed by one, use possessive pronoun with linkers na and ta)
    he carried my case as well as his own <> yana ɗauke da jaka ta tare da tasa.
    by herself / by her own self <> da kanta; by himself / by his own self <> da kanshi


Google translation of own

Mallaka, nasu.

  1. (verb) mallaka <> possess, own;
  2. (adjective) wadda ake ƙauna <> own;