adinkra

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

adinkra (plural adinkras or adinkra)

  1. Visual symbols representing concepts or aphorisms, originally created by the Akan of Ghana and the Gyaman of Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa, often used as artistic devices.

Translations[edit]


Akan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tone: LLLH[1]

Noun[edit]

adinkra

  1. adinkra cloth

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kotey, Paul Amon (2007) Twi-English/English-Twi Dictionary. New York: Hippocrene Books. ISBN 978-0-7818-0264-2
  • adiṅkărá” in Christaller, Johann Gottlieb (1881) A Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Tw̌i). Basel.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

adinkra m (plural adinkra or adinkras)

  1. adinkra (visual symbol representing a concept or aphorism, created by the Akan)