Welcome to Adinkra Alphabet Akan (Twi) Dictionary

The goal of this page is to present a dictionary of the akan Twi (Akan Twi) language of Ghana. Akan language in Adinkra uses all 42 characters of Adinkra Alphabet in writing. In this manner the Akan language in Adinkra borrows from special characters in the other three major languages of Adinkra which are Ewe, Ga and Dagbani. Nyame Dua (NamE dua) character is used to mark a number. A number in Adinkra is written between two Nyame Dua characters e.g. 1234 as UspadU.

Akan language in Adinkra has 7 main vowels with 9 distinct sounds as below.

Adinkra Alphabet Vowels
Adinkra Alphabet Consonants

Adinkra alphabet vowels and consonants.

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