Veronica Onuman  on Aug 23rd, 2011
Let’s Dance Adowa – 5 Ashanti Dance Gestures
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3 Comments for “Five Akan Colour Symbolisms You Should Know”
  • Louise says:

    I think that there are appropriate twi spellings for these names eg. Sap)n not sarpong. 3dweso and not Ejisu. Akyeampon and not Acheampong/Akyeampong.

    My suggestion is that you try and introduce a row or column where words are first spelt appropriately. Then you can have how the Europeans spelt it as it has come to stay and then etc. If I am learning Asanti twi, dw(o,e,i) not the same as j(o,e,i).

    Aside that there are alphabets that are not part of the twi alphabets and this distinction if not drawn will compromise on the true language you seek to teach and it’s quality. Thank you

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