wonder

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Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
wonder

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
wonders

Past tense (ya wuce)
wondered

Past participle (ya wuce)
wondered

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
wondering

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you wonder about something, you think about it because you want to know more about it. <> yi mamaki; yin tunani ko tambayar da ka ke yi don ka san wani abu. Ana amfani da wannan kalmar kamar haka: Ko... (+tambaya)
    I wonder when they will be home. <> Ko yaushe zan isa gida.
    You know, it makes you wonder whether something could be done about it. <> Ka san meh wallahi? Dole a rinƙa tunanin ko idan za'a iya komai akan abun.
    I wonder if there's any way you can actually check. <> Ko ma akwai yadda za ka iya dubawa.
    Is he really working every night? I wonder. <> Wai da gaske ne yana aiki a kowane dare? Ina son in sani.
  2. You use "wonder if/whether" to ask for or suggest something. <> yi waswasi; jefa alamar tambaya; Ana amfani da wannan kalmar kamar haka: Ko... (+tambaya)
    He began to wonder if there was a way to determine which of these patients were in an unconscious coma? <>Daga nan ya fara jefa alamar tambaya kan marasa lafiyar --bbchausa_verticals/083-inside-the-minds-of-the-dead
    I wonder if you could give me a hand with the door.
    I was wondering whether you would mind making room for a third person at your table.
  3. (transitive & intransitive) If you don't wonder something, you expect it. <> Idan ba mamaki akan wani abu, wato ka tsammani abun; da dalili
    I don't wonder you've had problems with that old car.
    No wonder why I couldn't. <> Ba mamakin shi yasa na kasa.
    No wonder he didn't come <> ashe da babban dalilin da bai sami zuwa ba.

Related words

Noun

Singular
wonder

Plural
wonders

  1. A wonder is something that makes a person think. <> abin mamaki mai sa mutum tunani. Abin al'ajabi.
    It is a wonder why he ran away. <> abin mamaki ne shin ko me yasa ya gudu.
    It is a wonder that you were not hurt <> abin mamaki ne da ba ka ji rauni ba.
  2. A wonder is something that is amazing. <> abun mamaki
    The Pyramids are quite a wonder.


Google translation of wonder

Mamaki, mãmãki.

  1. (verb) yi al'ajabi <> wonder;
  2. (noun) al'ajabi <> amazement, miracle, wonder;