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 “okusie”

okusie noun

other form: kusie

plural: nkusie


  • Martha wɔ nkusie dubaako | Martha has eleven rats
  • okusie nya fufuo a nka ɔbɛdi, waduro na ankɔ ne bɔn mu I the rat would’ve loved to eat fufu, it’s the mortar that didn’t fit in its burrow (a Twi proverb)

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