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Akan Language

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Akan Countries

Countries
Ghana, Ivory coast

Total No. Of Countries
2
13

National Language
Ghana

Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries

Speaking Continents
Africa
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Minority Language
Benin, United States of America

Regulated By
Akan Orthography Committee

Interesting Facts
  • Ghana has over 100 ethnic groups living, and Akan is one of the largest tribe.
  • Akan language came in South America, notably Suriname and Jamaica through slave trade.

Similar To
Not Available

Derived From
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Akan Alphabets

Alphabets in Akan
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Alphabets
21
3
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Akan Phonology

How Many Vowels
10

How Many Consonants
16

Akan Scripts
Latin
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Akan Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal

Hard to Learn

Language Levels
3
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Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
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Akan Greetings

Hello
ete-sen

Thank You
meda ase

How Are You?
wo ho te sΙ›n?

Good Night
maadwo

Good Evening
maadwo

Good Afternoon
maaha

Good Morning
maakye

Please
wae

Sorry
Kafra

Bye
bye

I Love You
Me doΧ› wo

Excuse Me
mepa wo kyΙ›w

Akan Dialects

Dialect 1
Asante

Where They Speak
Ghana

How Many People Speak
9,000,000.00

Dialect 2
Akuapem

Where They Speak
Ghana

How Many People Speak
9,000,000.00

Dialect 3
Fante

Where They Speak
Ghana

How Many People Speak
1,900,000.00

Total No. Of Dialects
3
4
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How Many People Speak Akan?

How Many People Speak?
11.00 million
51

Speaking Population
0.17 %
47
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Native Speakers
11.00 million
45
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Second Language Speakers
Not Available

Native Name
Akan

Alternative Names
Not Available

French Name
akan

German Name
Akan-Sprache

Pronunciation
Not Available

Ethnicity
Akan people

Akan History

Origin
15

Language Family
Niger-Congo Family
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Subgroup
Not Available

Branch
Not Available

Language Forms

Early Forms
No early forms

Standard Forms
Akan

Language Position
104

Signed Forms
Not Available

Scope
Macrolanguage

Akan Code

ISO 639 1
ak

ISO 639 2

ISO 639 2/T
aka

ISO 639 2/B
aka

ISO 639 3
aka

ISO 639 6
Not Available

Glottocode
akan1251

Linguasphere
No data available

Types of Language

Language Type
Living

Language Linguistic Typology
Not Available

Language Morphological Typology
Not Available

Origin of Akan language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Akan language is one of the Easiest Languages to Learn. The origin of Akan language states that it was put to use in 15. The history of Akan language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Akan Language History. Akan has no early forms. Akan is the standard form of Akan language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Akan Language.

Akan population

Akan population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Akan language. Akan language is spoken by 11.00 million people in the world. Most of the Akan population lies in the Akan Speaking Countries. Akan language is spoken as first language by 11.00 million people and no total count of people speaking Akan as second language. Get to know Akan speaking population in detail.

Akan writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Akan writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Akan language. Some languages share common writing systems. Latin script is used by Akan language. Learn more about .Β 

Information about Akan language

Check out all the information about Akan language here. You may find it interesting to learn Akan Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Akan Speaking Countries, Akan speaking continents and Akan Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Akan countries knowing common Akan Greetings will help you in communicating with Akan people.