Nana Sarpong  on Jul 3rd, 2010
10 Basic Twi Phrases You Need To Know When You Get Lost Finding A Place In Ghana [AUDIO]

Have you ever been lost finding a place in Ghana before? It can be a very unpleasant situation if you can’t speak a shred of Twi. In Ghana, you always bump into people who speak very little or no English at all except their native Twi language. When you meet such people, how are you going to ask them to give you directions? When they start giving you the directions, how will you understand what they say? This makes these ten proceeding phrases very important to every non-Twi speaker.

Click the speaker buttons to hear how to say each phrase. Learn them very well because, they can be very helpful.

NOTE: If you don’t see the speaker buttons below, then download and install the Flash player from Adobe.


Ɛyε me sε m’ayera
I think I am lost
Ɛhefa na ɔkwan wei kɔ?
Where does this road go to?
Wowɔ kuro no asaase mfonini?
Do you have a map of the city?
Meserε wo wobetumi akyerε me wɔ m’asaase mfonini yi so?
Can you please show me on my map?
Ɛwa anaa?
Is it far from here?
Ɛhefa na mεhunu adrεse yi?
Where can I find this address?
Mεtumi anante akɔ hɔ?
Can I get there on foot?


You also have to know some basic responses you will get when you ask these questions.

Ɛwɔ w’anim tee
It is straight ahead
Fa wo nifa so
Turn right
Fa wo benkum so
Turn left


Daabi No

There are more phrases you can learn and add to you Twi vocabulary on Nkyea Twi Phrasebook for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app.

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