Fante

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Fan·te

or Fan·ti  (făn′tē, fän′-)
n. pl. Fante or Fanti also Fan·tes or Fan·tis
1. A member of a people inhabiting Ghana.
2. The variety of Akan spoken by this people.

Fan•te

(fan′tē, fän′-)

n., pl. -tes (esp. collectively) -te.
1. member of an African people of coastal Ghana
2. the group of Akan dialects spoken by the Fante.
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Whereas the Fantis enjoyed the lucrative position of middlemen in the prevailing system of trade routes, the Ashantis had, by the end of eighteenth century, secured control over the supply of slaves and gold to the coastal markets, and the distribution of the European imports.
Rediker es indudablemente un historiador global, que muestra los efectos del trafico no solo en los paises de origen, entre los Fantis y Ashantis, principales beneficiarios africanos de ese comercio, sino tambien en Liverpool, Londres, o en las islas del Caribe.
The drone was demonstrated to winegrowers from the cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn on Monika Fantis farm just outside Aesch in mid-June.
Akel was not a pro-Junta party, but as the old Akelite Andreas Fantis pointed out, "the reaction of the leadership of the party to the Junta was almost non-existent as it was restricted to the issuing of announcements."
Todos los individuos, cada uno a nuestra manera, tendremos que pasar un tiempo que podemos llamar de omnipotencia y desvalimiento, de mudez (infante, infans, de fas, fantis, fari (2)) en los que tendremos que aprender a sobrevivir.
In honor of Postpartum Depression Awareness Month, DiVincenzo teamed up with her friend and photographer Danielle Fantis, to stage a photoshoot to show the realities of the mood disorder that affects as many as 1 in 7 mothers, a (http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/1666651) study  published in JAMA Psychiatry estimates.
La palabra infancia, proviene del vocablo del latin in - fantis = sin voz; por tanto, la connotacion que los adultos otorgan a este origen del concepto de la categoria infancia, deja a los ninos situados incuestionablemente en una relacion de dependencia y subordinacion, dado que no se les ha otorgado ese reconocimiento de seres humanos que tambien tienen posibilidades de ser, emerge alli la necesidad de abrir un espacio para su propia emancipacion, para hacerse visible ante el mundo y levantarse hacia la construccion comun de una sociedad que comparten con los adultos.
In this case, the decedent, Argiris Fantis, made substantial gills during the years 1967-1969 to his nephews, nieces, and his niece's husband: these relatives were very close to the decedent.
Estudos ja apontaram vantagens de capacitacoes na melhoria das praticas das maes e dos profissionais de saude com relacao a nutricao e alimentacao in fantis (14,16).
Admittedly, there were more formal arrangements for youth associations among the southern Akans and especially among the Fantis of the coastal areas (Chazan, 1974).
Among the more important linguistic groups are the Akans, which include the Fantis along the coast and the Ashantis in the forest region north of the coast; the Guans, on the plains of the Volta River; the Ga- and Ewe-speaking peoples of the south and southeast; and the Moshi-Dagomba-speaking tribes of the northern and upper regions.