“Bɔ mmɔden” and “sɔ hwɛ” are both phrasal verbs that mean “to try”, but they aren’t the same, and you cannot use them interchangeably. If
A casual blog about Ghana, the Ghanaian people, and the Akan (Twi) language.
If this isn’t your first time discovering LEARNAKAN, then you most definitely know what today’s inscription mean. And even if you just came by LEARNAKAN,
Onua, akwaaba! Welcome to our second post in our series on learning Twi with public inscriptions. In our first one, we looked at the inscription
There are a lot of things that speakers of a language take for granted. Because some aspects of the languages we speak come to us
If you’ve ever been to Ghana, or you’re currently in the country, one of the most common phenomena that you may have come by is
If you check with any standard Twi dictionary, you will find that the Twi word “nsuo” means “water” in English. However, there are different kinds
At the surface level, agya nan and agyanan look very similar. Heck, one might even pass as a typo of the other. But these two