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Akan Language

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Akan speaking countries. Akan Countries </>
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Countries where Akan is an official language. Countries
Ghana, Ivory coast
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Total count of countries where Akan is official language. Total No. Of Countries
2
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13
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Countries where Akan is a native language. National Language
Ghana
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Countries where Akan language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
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Continent wise Akan speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Africa
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Countries where small group of people speak Akan language. Minority Language
Benin, United States of America
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Organization that administrates and maintains the Akan language. Regulated By
Akan Orthography Committee
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Interesting facts about Akan language. 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.
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The language to which Akan is similar. Similar To
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The language through which Akan is derived from. Derived From
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Set of letters used in Akan language. Akan Alphabets </>
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Image of Akan alphabets. Alphabets in Akan
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
21
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3
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Akan phonology is the study of sounds in Akan language. Akan Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
10
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8
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
16
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6
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Writing system used by Akan language. Akan Scripts
Latin
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The direction in which Akan language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. Akan Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is Akan hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. Akan Language Levels
3
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2
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
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10
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Basic useful phrases in Akan Language. Akan Greetings </>
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HELLO in Akan. Hello
ete-sen
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THANK YOU in Akan. Thank You
meda ase
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HOW ARE YOU? in Akan. How Are You?
wo ho te sɛn?
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GOOD NIGHT in Akan. Good Night
maadwo
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GOOD EVENING in Akan. Good Evening
maadwo
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GOOD AFTERNOON in Akan. Good Afternoon
maaha
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GOOD MORNING in Akan. Good Morning
maakye
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PLEASE in Akan. Please
wae
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SORRY in Akan. Sorry
Kafra
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BYE in Akan. Bye
bye
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I LOVE YOU in Akan. I Love You
Me doכ wo
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EXCUSE ME in Akan. Excuse Me
mepa wo kyɛw
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. Akan Dialects </>
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Variety of Akan language. Dialect 1
Asante
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Ghana
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Dialect 1 speaking population. How Many People Speak
9,000,000.00
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13
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Variety of Akan language. Dialect 2
Akuapem
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Ghana
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Dialect 2 speaking population. How Many People Speak
9,000,000.00
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10
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Variety of Akan language. Dialect 3
Fante
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Ghana
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Dialect 3 speaking population. How Many People Speak
1,900,000.00
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15
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
3
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4
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Total count of people speaking Akan language. How Many People Speak Akan? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
11.00 million
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51
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
0.17 %
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47
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
11.00 million
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45
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Local name of Akan language in it’s own script. Native Name
Akan
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Alias or other names of Akan Language. Alternative Names
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Name of Akan in French Language. French Name
akan
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Name of Akan in German Language. German Name
Akan-Sprache
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
Akan people
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History of Akan language. Akan History </>
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Evolution period of Akan language. Origin
15
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Niger-Congo Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Akan language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
No early forms
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Akan
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Rank of Akan language based on total number of native speakers. Akan Language Position
104
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66
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
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Scope of Akan language Scope
Macrolanguage
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Akan language code. Akan Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Akan language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
ak
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Akan language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of Akan language. ISO 639 2/T
aka
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of Akan language. ISO 639 2/B
aka
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Akan language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
aka
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Akan language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
akan1251
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of Akan language. Linguasphere
No data available
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Types of Akan Language. Types of Language
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Type of Akan language. Language Type
Living
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Akan Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
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Akan Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
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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 . 

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.