Short answer is given answer by just saying 'yes, he can' or 'No he cant' instead of just saying 'yes' or no.
Answers that confirm statement are call affirmative answers while answers that contradict something are call negative answers. Affirmative answers are formed by adding or changing nothing but negative answers are form by adding contractions.
Amma ana buƙatar taƙaita kalma gurin bayarda negative answer (wato amsar da take musantawa), misali 'he doesn't'
|Questions||Affirmative Answers||Negative Answers|
|Do we live in Kano?||Yes, we do||No, we don't|
|Can she stay here?||Yes, she can||No, she can't|
|Have they bought a house?||Yes, they have||No, they haven't|
|Is he educated?||Yes, he is||No, he isn't|
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