An online resource for akan languages.
Variations: akonnua, akonnwa a low stool neatly carved out of one piece of wood; also the king's stool/throne( ahennua/ahengua). Origin: ɛkɔn, agua. When a man has his stool carried after him, it is carried by his attendant not on the head, but on the shoulder, at the neck (kɔn) or nape, probably from some superstitious notionfa akongua yi ma me.
chairtena akongua yi so na twεn me.
come.Osei, bra ha. - Osei, come here.
A large, domesticated fowl; A turkey.Krakum terew ne dua mu - A turkey expands its tail. Krakum yere neho - The turkey swells up( to show off its feathers, of course).
The proper spelling of the widely misspelled "Kumasi". This is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of the Asante Region of Ghana. It is also affectionately called, "The Garden City" or Ɔsεekurom',also misspelled as 'Oseikrom', meaning Osεe Tutu's town(The name of its current chieftain). Kumase is the correct spelling due to it's history and meaning. The name "Okum ase" literally means "Under the Oak tree".Kumase yε kurow kεse pa ara!