Twi

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Twi

 (chwē, chē)
n.
A variety of the Akan language spoken in Ghana.

Twi

(twiː)
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)

n.
1. a group of Akan dialects, embracing most of the Akan speech area, and including Ashanti.

twi-

a combining form meaning “two,” “twice”: twibill.
[Middle English, Old English, c. Old High German zwi-, Latin bi-, Greek di-; akin to two]
Translations
Twi
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In the Ashanti Region, no any other language is spoken apart from Ashanti Twi. I stand for correction.
Pat Thomas has been hailed as "The Golden Voice Of Africa" with his unique tone and songs that come from the Fanti and Ashanti Twi dialects of the Akan language.
Tigare, a middle-aged woman, was another well-established practitioner, believed to have expertise in anti-witchcraft spells; she spoke Ashanti Twi when possessed.