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1) Akan. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. Akan or A·kans1. A South Central Niger-Congo language spoken in parts of Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire whose two main varieties are Fante and Twi....

2) Akan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Akan, (kan´, ak´n) (KEY) , people of W Africa, primarily in Ghana, where they number over 7.5 million, Cote d'Ivoire, and Togo. They speak languages of the Twi branch...

3) Twi. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A variety of the Akan language spoken in Ghana....

4) Kumayri. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kumayri, (koo´mire) (KEY) or Gyumri (gyoom´re) (KEY) , formerly Leninakan (lnyen´akan´) (KEY) , city (1989 pop. 122,587), in Armenia, near the Turkish border. It...

5) harmattan. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A dry dusty wind that blows along the northwest coast of Africa. Akan (Twi) haramata, possibly from Arabic arm, evil thing, from arama, to prohibit. See rm in Appendix...

6) cedi. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. ce·dis See table at currency. Possibly from Akan (Fante) sed, small shell, cowry....

7) Fanti. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
..., black African ethnic group, S Ghana, living around Cape Coast and Elmina, one of the Akan peoples. The Fanti speak a Twi language, which is part of the Kwa group...

8) Ashanti. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...region is the source of much of Ghana's cocoa. It is inhabited by the Ashanti, a matrilineal Akan people who constitute one of Ghana's major ethnic groups. Before...

9) pesewa. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. pesewa or pe·se·was See table at currency. From Akan pesewabo, dark blue seed of a plant, formerly used as the smallest gold weight....

10) Ashanti 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. Ashanti or A·shan·tis also Asante or A·san·tes1. A member of an Akan people of Ghana, formerly united in the Ashanti kingdom. 2. The Twi language...

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