sentence

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
sentence

Plural
sentences

Tilo
jimla

Jam'i
jimloli

  1. In grammar, a sentence is a group of words that follow normal grammar rules, and that, in writing, begins with a capital letter and ends with a period '.', question mark '?', or exclamation mark '!'. Usually a sentence has a subject, verb, and object.
    The first sentence in the Jewish holy book is, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."
  2. In law, a sentence is the punishment that a judge gives to a criminal. <> ɗauri, hukunci.
    He received a 15-year sentence for the murder of his friend. <> Ya sami ɗaurin shekaru goma sha biyar saboda kisan abokinsa.

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
sentence

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
sentences

Past tense (ya wuce)
sentenced

Past participle (ya wuce)
sentenced

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
sentencing

  1. (transitive) If a judge sentences someone, they decide on a punishment for a crime. <> hukuntawa da alƙali ke yi; yanka hukunci.
    He was sentenced to 15 years in jail for the murder of his friend. <> An ka da masa hukuncin shekaru goma sha biyar saboda kisan abokinsa.