Twi
also Tshi noun Etymology: Akan čhíì Date: 1874 1. a dialect of Akan 2. a literary language based on the Twi dialect and used by the Akan-speaking peoples (as the Ashanti)

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  • TWI — ist der Name einer ghanaischen Sprache, siehe Twi (Sprache) TWI ist die Abkürzung für Technisch wissenschaftliches Institut Technikum Winterthur Ingenieurschule, bis 1998, heute Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW) Thurgauer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • twi — s.n. 1. Dialect principal al limbii akan (1) (alături de fante2). 2. Limbă literară bazată pe dialectul twi (1) şi folosită de populaţia akan (2) (de ex., de către ashanti (1)). (cf. engl. twi) [MW, AHDEL] Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • twi — ● twi nom masculin Synonyme de akan. ● twi (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : akan …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Twi — /twi/ (say twee) noun 1. Also, Ashanti. a language spoken in southern Ghana; one of the two main dialects of Akan. 2. (plural Twi or Twis) any of various peoples who use this language. 3. a member of one of these peoples. –adjective 4. of or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • twi- — *twi germ., Präfix: nhd. zwie…; ne. two…; Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ae., mnd., ahd.; Quelle: Personenname (1./2. Jh.); Etymologie: s. ing …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • TWI — (Regional » Language Codes (3 Letters)) * The Welding Institute (Academic & Science » Universities) * The Welding Institute (Business » Firms) * Training Within Industry (Business » General) * Trans World International (Business » Firms) * Two… …   Abbreviations dictionary

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