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Cover illustration: Gidan Dan Hausa, Kano State History Museum and Kano State Cultural Centre, Kano, Nigeria, 2016. Photo by the author.

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Names: Will, Izabela, author.

Title: Recurrent gestures of Hausa speakers / by Izabela Will. Other titles: Brill's studies in language, cognition and culture ; v. 30. 18795412

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2022. | Series: Brill's studies in language, cognition and culture, 1879-5412 ; volume 30 | Includes bibliographical references and index. |

Identifiers: LCCN 2021037303 (print) | LCCN 2021037304 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004449787 (hardback) | ISBN 9789004449794 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Speech and gesture–Africa, West. | Hausa language–Social aspects. | Nonverbal communication–Africa, West.

Classification: LCC P117.5.A358 W55 2022 (print) | LCC P117.5.A358 (ebook) | DDC 302.222–dc23

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ISSN 1879-5412

ISBN 978-90-04-44978-7 (hardback)

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