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Twi

 (chwē, chē)
n.
A variety of the Akan language spoken in Ghana.
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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
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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]
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While on the vehicle enroute to his accommodation, they were speaking the popular local Twi language. He voiced out his uncomforted feeling.
This, he said in the Twi language as: 'Yen a yesi yebo se yebeye 'politics' no, yaye yen ho se nankwaserefoo, yen suro mmogya.'
The band started out in late 2014 and their catchy rock riffs and use of the local Twi language in their songs has struck a chord with a growing number of fans.
* The Anansi web browser -"Anansi" means "spider" in Ghana's Twi language - has been created by 22-year-old computer science student Raindolf Owusu in Accra, Ghana.
Anokye is a legendary Ashanti warrior and Krom means his village in the Ghanaian Twi language, management tells us.