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 “adwene”

adwene noun


  1. brain
  • ɔnyaa kokoram wɔ n’adwene mu | he/she had cancer in his/her brain
  1. mind
  • sesa w’adwene | change your mind
  1. thought; thinking
  • ɛnyɛ onipa adwene ne Onyankopɔn adwene | mankind’s thoughts aren’t the same as God’s thoughts
  • me ne wo yɛ adwene | you and I have the same thought (I agree with you)
  • yɛn adwene yɛ pɛ | we have the same thinking
  1. catfish
  • adwene nkwan yɛ dɛ | catfish soup tastes good
  • ɔfareni no de adwene baa fie | the fisherman brought catfish home

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