The most effective way to initialize a conversation in Twi is to first introduce yourself. Let’s brush up on some basic Twi to set us in gear to start a conversation in Asante Twi with ease. Follow through this simple dialogue between Kwaku and Akosua.
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|Akosua||Mema wo aha
||(Response to young female)
||(Response to older female)
|Kwaku||Wo ho te sεn?
||How are you?
|Akosua||Me ho yε, na wo nso ε?
||I am well, how are you too?
|Kwaku||Me nso me ho yε, meda wo ase
||I am also fine, thank you
|Akosua||Me din de Akosua, na wo nso wɔfrε wo sεn?
||My name is Akosua, what is your name?
|Kwaku||Me din de Kwaku
||My name is Kwaku
|Akosua||Ɛyε medε sε mahyia wo
||Nice to meet you
|Kwaku||Me nso sa ara
|Akosua||Ɛnneε nante yie oo!
|Kwaku||Yoo, yεbεhyia bio
||Okay, we shall meet again
Easy, isn’t it? That brings us to the end of today’s lesson on Introducing yourself in Asante Twi. Let’s make a date again to continue our Twi learning journey next time.
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