Definitions for TWItʃwi, tʃi, twi
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Twitʃwi, tʃi, twi(n.)
a group of Akan dialects, embracing most of the Akan speech area, and including Ashanti.
Ref: Akan (def. 1). 1
a combining form meaning “two,”“twice”:
Origin of twi-:
ME, OE, c. OHG zwi-, L bi-, Gk di-; akin to two
A dialect of the Akan language; spoken in Ghana in western Africa.
Ashanti, Asante, or Asante Twi, is one of three literary dialects of the Akan language of southern Ghana, and the prestige dialect of that language. It is spoken in and around Kumasi, the capital of the former Ashanti Empire and current subnational Asante Kingdom within Ghana. Along with the Akuapem dialect, Asante is often called Twi.
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