Twi(redirected from Ashanti Twi)
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A variety of the Akan language spoken in Ghana.
npl Twi or Twis
1. (Languages) a language of S Ghana: one of the two chief dialects of Akan. Formerly called: Ashanti Compare Fanti
2. (Peoples) a member of the Negroid people who speak this language
Twi(tʃwi, tʃi, twi)
1. a group of Akan dialects, embracing most of the Akan speech area, and including Ashanti.
a combining form meaning “two,” “twice”: twibill.
[Middle English, Old English, c. Old High German zwi-, Latin bi-, Greek di-; akin to two]