Akan

Facts

  • Language: Akan
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: aka
  • Language family: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Nyo, Potou-Tano, Tano, Central, Akan
  • Number of speakers: 8300000
  • Script: Latin script

More information:

    Introduction

    Akan is spoken in two major dialects, Ashanti and Fante. It is spoken in Ghana.

    The verb

    Subject markers are prefixed to the stem.

    Sample verb: hu(nu) 'to see'

    Present

    Sg.1mihu
    Sg.2wúhũ
    Sg.3ohũ
    Pl.1yehũ
    Pl.2mṹhũ
    Pl.3wohũ

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