turn

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Pronunciation (Yadda ake faɗi)

Homophones

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
turn

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
turns

Past tense (ya wuce)
turned

Past participle (ya wuce)
turned

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
turning

  1. rotate <> juya
    Turn a key in a lock. <> Juya mabuɗi cikin kwaɗo.
  2. to turn something around. <> jirkita.
    They turned the table around. <> Sun jirkita teburin.
  3. change direction <> karkata, karkace
    The road turns to the south. <> Hanya ta karkata kudu.
  4. turn's one head around. <> waiwaya / waiwayo.
    He turned his head around and looked at them. <> Ya waiwaya ya duba su.
  5. turn to the right or left. <> yi dama ko hagu = juya dama ko hagu.
  6. (figuratively) seek help or guidance, turn to for help <> nema, roƙa
    He didn't know which way to turn to. <> Ya rasa inda zai sa kansa.
    It is You we worship and You we ask for help. = You alone do we turn to for help <> Kai muke bauta wa, kuma Kai muke neman taimakonKa. --Qur'an 1:5
    Have you seen the one who turned away <> Shin, ka ga wannan da ya jũya baya? = Shin, ka ga wannan da ya juya baya? --Qur'an 53:33


Google translation of turn

Juya, bi da bi.

  1. (noun) juya <> turn; ratsawa <> intersection, turn;
  2. (verb) nuna <> show, exhibit, indicate, turn, produce;