Akan


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A·kan

 (ä′kän′)
n. pl. Akan or A·kans
1. A Kwa language spoken in parts of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire whose two main varieties are Fante and Twi.
2. A member of a people of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, including the Fante and the Twi.

A′kan′ adj.

Akan

(ˈɑːkɑːn)
npl -kan or -kans
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of Ghana and the E Côte d'Ivoire
2. (Languages) the language of this people, having two chief dialects, Fanti and Twi, and belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family

A•kan

(ˈɑ kɑn)

n., pl. A•kans, (esp. collectively) A•kan.
1. a Kwa language of S Ghana.
2. a subdivision of the Kwa language family that includes Akan and related languages of Ghana, the Ivory Coast, and Togo.
3. a speaker of the Akan language or languages.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Akan - a Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
Kwa - a group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria
Translations
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아칸어군
akanu valodas
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Henry is contacted by a crazed handler called Jimmy (Sharlto Copley), who dispatches the mechanized fighting machine on a series of missions, which should lead to a face off with Akan and the chance to rescue his missing wife.
Henry is contacted by a crazed handler called Jimmy (Sharlto Copley), who dispatches the mechanised fighting machine on a series of missions, which should lead to a face-off with Akan and the chance to rescue his missing wife.
In section 4, I show, based on the languages studied by Bauer and data from Akan, what the typology of exocentric compounds looks like now.
Explaining the Exhibition's focus, Curator Reyhani Akan said the participating artists are depicting the historical, political, religious, folkloric, mythological, local, universal, heroic, epic, iconic and spiritual themes in figurative, abstract or experimental methods.
Which reminds me of another Akan proverb: "You don't step on a fool's scrotum twice".
Segun la investigacion historica de Lefebvre (1998: 58-61), las lenguas de los esclavos que fueron llevados a Haiti son todas de origen niger-congo (o nigero-congolenas), concretamente, de los grupos kwa, que incluyen lenguas akan, lenguas gbe y del grupo bantu.
In Akan society, lesbian affairs were "virtually universal"; some women purchased extra-large beds to accommodate multiple partners.
Participating designers include Nada Debs (through Mondo Collection), Nina Seirafi, Mir Mola Soraya Erdem Akan, Ilanit Ovadya, Yasemin Sayinsoy & Gamze Araz Eskinazi of CAMEKAN, and Erin Turkoglu & Melodi Bozkurt of Muzz Design Studio
This idea is expressed in an Akan proverb which says, 'When a man descends from heaven, he descends into a human society.
She also showcased the Kente cloth, known as nwentoma in Akan, a type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the Akan ethnic group of South Ghana.
Industry-university collaboration is vital for the success of applied research in advanced technologies in engineering disciplines, said Dr Osman Akan, Head of Civil Engineering Department, American University of Sharjah (AUS).