149 0 obj <> endobj 0000001311 00000 n Ghana is a country with 7 major languages, Twi, Ga, Fanti, Ewe, Dangbe, Hausa and English and although you won’t be expected to understand them all it might help to know a few key words that you can use to pepper up your conversation and charm or surprise people. var addy4dfe7c081a4d22011becf7f2bdf9dc49 = 'bomaniitservices' + '@'; Shitɔ: A spicy pepper sauce, which is black in color and made wit crayfish. 0000003250 00000 n startxref These definitions and phrases are meant to introduce a non-Twi beginner to the spoken language. Chopbar: A resturant that operates mainly by the roadside and serves a variety of local dishes. It is one of the three dialects of the. var addy_text30a9d55b364b9b19d044c69de6b4573e = 'obadelekwame' + '@' + 'abibitumikasa' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak30a9d55b364b9b19d044c69de6b4573e').innerHTML += ''+addy_text30a9d55b364b9b19d044c69de6b4573e+'<\/a>'; Kwadwo Gyasi Nkita-Mayala for Adiama Services and Tours. English Language | Twi Language: Eat breakfast - Di anɔpa ... Akan Twi Dictionary & Translator Akwamu Akyem Anyi Aowin Asante Baule Bono Chokosi Denkyira Education Fante Free translation Ghanaian languages Kwahu Learn Asante Twi Learn Twi Nzema online dictionary for the Twi language Online Twi Dictionary Sefwi Speak Asante Twi Translate Asante Twi Translate Ghanaian Languages … However, if you want to learn ghanaian languages as much as possible and understand the culture you may also want to pick up words or phrases that will help you communicate wherever you are based in the country if you want to get close to the local community. 151 0 obj<>stream There are many divisions of the Twi languages, but they are all mutually intelligible. (Ga term). It is a commonly known fact that although many Africans and people of African decent speak Pidgin English it is slightly different in every country. A favorite for workers at lunchtime. ‘Chale’ in Ga means friend or buddy and ‘Wote’ means ‘let's go.’ So literally the word Chalewotey means ‘my friend let’s go and is a perfect description for the ease with which flip-flops are worn. %%EOF var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; This email address is being protected from spambots. Ghana’s official language is English, however, there are more than 250 local languages. Most of the time, you will hear people conversing with a mixture of Twi and English words. He wan embarrass us oh! to which the response would be ‘ɛyɛ’ (eh-yeh) 'it’s good' or 'it’s fine'.
addy78173f254e4bc8d1a4268090ca0aaddb = addy78173f254e4bc8d1a4268090ca0aaddb + 'msn' + '.' + 'com'; Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages. Heads up! Region and in parts of the Eastern, Western, Central, Volta and Brong Ahafo Region. Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km, Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. var addy78173f254e4bc8d1a4268090ca0aaddb = 'afta2010' + '@'; 0000003573 00000 n By Omotoke Olagbaju. The question as a tourist or a person that loves the countries culture is how can I learn all of them. This is because the development of technology has given way to the creation of new words for new things. There are many divisions of the Twi languages, but they are all mutually intelligible. Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km, Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. %PDF-1.4 %���� 0000007106 00000 n document.getElementById('cloak4dfe7c081a4d22011becf7f2bdf9dc49').innerHTML = ''; addy5a06c298c8758f8970c7ac940677e23a = addy5a06c298c8758f8970c7ac940677e23a + 'adiama' + '.' + 'com';
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Ghana's equivalent to fast food. (Ga term). For more Information on twi course, materials and more you can contact: Obadele Kwame Kambon for Abibitumi Kasa Afrikan Language Institute.
149 15 Aunty: In West Africa the title aunty is given to any older woman to whom deference is shown. Use the form below to translate English to Akan (Twi) or Ewegbe