Definición de Twi en inglés:

Twi

Saltos de línea: Twi
Pronunciación: /twiː
 
, tʃwiː
 
/

sustantivo (plural igual or Twis)

  • 1A member of an Akan-speaking people of Ghana.
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    • Does anyone know of any other Niger-Congo languages up on that northerly coast that are like this, contrasting with the better-known Twis and Mendes and Igbos?
    • This dance is popular among the Twi, the Fante (who call it Adzewa), and the Ga.
  • 2 another term for Akan (the language).
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    • They constitute the largest ethnic group in Ghana, with Twi being the most commonly spoken language.
    • Though Twi is widely spoken throughout the country, not every ethnic group in Ghana speaks it as their first language.
    • These members felt that the use of Twi unfairly privileged the Ashanti ethnic group over others.

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  • Relating to the Twi or their language.
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    • Eventually a compromise was reached: have both an English and Twi service, with the English service as the main evangelism arm of the church.
    • By 1997 however, a mere five years later, the church had an English and Twi service.
    • According to this custom, a child born on Tuesday, whose parents speak the Twi language, would have a name derived from Benada, the Twi word for Tuesday.

Origen

the name in Akan.

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