Twi Lesson 1: Greetings

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Twi Lesson 1: Greetings
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Learn to speak with Twi language and pronunciations.
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  1. Welcome!
    Akwaaba!

    (Aquaba)


  2. Greetings
    Nkyea

    (Nah-chea)


  3. How is it? / What's up?
    εte sεn?

    (ayte-sain)


  4. How are you?
    Wo ho te sεn?

    (Woo-huh-teh-sain)


  5. I am doing well.
    Me ho yε.

    (Meh-huh-yay)


  6. I'm fine.
    Eyε

    (aye-yeh)


  7. What is your name?
    • Wo din de sεn?
    • (Whoa-den-day-sain)

    • Yεfrε wo sεn?
    • (Yah-fray-oo-sain)


  8. My name is _______.
    • Me di de ________.
    • (Meh-den-day)

    • Yεfrε me ________.
    • (Yeh-fray-mi)


  9. Please/Excuse Me
    Me pa wo kyε

    (Meh-pa-oo-chow)


  10. Thank you
    Me da ase

    (Meh-dah-si)


  11. No thank you.
    Dabi meda ase

    (dah-bee-meh-dah-say)


  12. You are welcome.
    Yenna ase

    (Yen-nah-say)


  13. Yes
    Aane

    (ah-nay)


  14. No
    Dabi

    (dah-bee)


  15. I don't understand.
    Mente asε.

    (Men-ti-a-say)


  16. No, I don't understand.
    Daabi, mente aseε.

    (Dah-bee-menti-a-say)


  17. Good morning
    Maa kyε.

    (Mah-chea)


  18. Good afternoon
    Maaha

    (Ma-ha)


  19. Good evening
    Maadwo

    (Mah-jo)


  20. Response to Good Morning/Evening/Afternoon
    (to a younger person)
    Yaa asɔn

    (Yah-sahn)


  21. Response to Good Morning/Evening/Afternoon
    (to someone of same age, i.e. friend, brother or sister)
    Yaa nua

    (yah-nia)


  22. Response to Good Morning/Evening/Afternoon
    (to an elder women, i.e. mother or grandma)
    Yaa εna

    (yah-inna)


  23. Response to Good Morning/Evening/Afternoon
    (to an elder man)
    Yaa agya

    (yah-edga)


  24. Good night
    Da yie

    (dah-yeh)


  25. I am going to bed.
    Me kɔda

    (Meh-kwoda)


  26. How much is this?
    Wei sεn?

    (Way-sain)


  27. Come
    Bra

    (brah)


  28. Do you speak Twi?
    Wo te Twi?

    (Woh-teh-chree)


  29. Yes, I speak Twi.
    Anne, me te Twi

    (ah-nay-me-ti-chree)


  30. No, I don’t speak Twi.
    Dabi, mente Twi

    (dah-bee-men-ti-chree)
  31. Do you speak English?
    Wote brƆfo?

    (Woh-te-brofo)

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