Ghana is a highly multilingual developing nation in West Africa. It has a population of over 25 million people with different ethnic groups. Ghana has about 50 indigenous languages (Dakubu, 1996), and the major ones are Akan, Ewe, Ga, Dagaare, and Dagbani, with English as the official language.
What is Ghanas first language?
Akan Of the languages indigenous to Ghana, Akan is the most widely spoken .Languages of GhanaOfficialEnglishRegionalGovernment-sponsored languages:Fante, Akuapem Twi, Asante Twi, Ewe, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, Nzema4 more rows
How many languages are spoken in Ghana?
Ghana has about 50 indigenous languages (Dakubu, 1996), and the major ones are Akan, Ewe, Ga, Dagaare, and Dagbani, with English as the official language. Out of these languages, only 11 languages are taught in the schools and few of them are used on the radio and television.
What type of language is Twi?
Twi. Twi is an African language spoken in the southern two-thirds of Ghana. Like most languages spoken south of the Sahara, Twi is a tone language. Akuapim Twi became the prestige dialect because it was the first dialect to be used for Bible translation.
How do you say hello in Accra Ghana?
GhanaEnglish: Hello.Twi: Maakyé (Good morning)13 Feb 2020
How do you say wife in Twi?
Thank you for reading .Family-Related Twi Vocabulary.TwiEnglishokunuhusbandɔyerewifeasew/asein-lawasebarimafather-in-law55 more rows
How do u say sorry in Twi?