Twi Names of Some Tools and Equipment

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Thanks to other lessons, I’m sure you can now tell the time and have also added up to your lexicon a number of time/period expressions in Twi.

Now, let’s move away from the time-related topics to a different thematic area. Let’s look at the Twi names of some common tools and equipment that aid in our day-to-day activities. If you know of the Twi name of any tool that didn’t make it unto the list below, please contribute by leaving it in the comments section below the post.

Twi Names of Some Common Tools and Equipment

TwiEnglish
apasoɔscissors
dadewa (plural: nnadewa)nail
kradopadlock
safoakey
afidiemachine
adepam afidiesewing machine
nnoɔmasie afidiewashing machine
paneɛneedle
nkontabuo afidiecalculator
 ahomatorofoɔtelephone
twerɛduapen/pencil
krataapaper
duawood
ntaabooplanks
dadeɛmetal
ɛboɔ/ɛbobastone
sekammoaknife
nkrantɛcutlass
asɔhoe
akumaaxe
fatuo dadeɛpickaxe
sofishovel
asesawuradustpan
praeɛbroom
kasafidieradio set
ahwehwɛmirror
ahwehwɛniwaspectacles
ahomarope
adakabox
nikanikamill
bɛntoaenema syringe
adinamfork
sɔneeɛsieve
afecomb
atwedeɛladder
waduromortar
wɔmapestle
kanealantern
asradaasaw
kuruwabachamber pot

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