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Twi

noun \ˈchwē, chə-ˈwē, ˈtwē, ˈchē\

Definition of Twi

  1. 1 :  a dialect of Akan

  2. 2 :  a literary language based on the Twi dialect and used by the Akan-speaking peoples (as the Ashanti)



Variants of twi

also Tshi \ˈchwē, chə-ˈwē, ˈtwē, ˈchē\

Origin of twi

Akan čɥíì


First Known Use: 1874

Rhymes with twi

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


twi-

prefix \ˈtwī\

Definition of twi-

  1. :  two :  double :  doubly :  twice <twi-headed>



Origin of twi-

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German zwi- twi-, Latin bi-, Greek di-, Old English twā two


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