slave

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
slave

Plural
slaves

Tilo
bawa

Jam'i
bayi

  1. A slave is a person who is owned by a master and who works for that master, but receives no—or almost no—money. <> bawa (male slave), baiwa (the female slave): mutumin da aka kama wajen yaƙi ko aka saya don bauta.

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Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
slave

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
slaves

Past tense (ya wuce)
slaved

Past participle (ya wuce)
slaved

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
slaving

  1. (intransitive) To work very hard. <> ƙoƙarta aiki da wahala.
    I've been slaving in the kitchen all day cooking food for Christmas dinner.