Bɔ Mmɔden vs. Sɔ Hwɛ

“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

English Translation of “adowa”

adowa noun

  1. antelope
  • mmeranteɛ no akye adowa | the young men have caught an antelope
  • Owusu ho yɛ hare kyɛn adowa I Owusu is faster than an antelope

adowa noun

  1. an Akan traditional dance
  • Asantefoɔ sa adowa | Ashantis do the adowa dance
  • sika te sɛ adowa; na ɛrekɔ, na ɛreba I money is like the adowa dance; it goes and comes (it goes as it comes) – (from Kwame Yogot and Kuame Eugene’s song “Biribi Rebɛsi“)

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