Twi Food Vocabulary (Nnuane)

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Hi, I welcome you to lesson 4 of the Twi Vocabulary course, here on LearnAkan.Com. Today, we are going to look at FOODS. How do you say, for example, rice in Twi? Or, how do you say yam or potato in Twi? We’ll look at these and more in this lesson.

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Twi Names of Some Food Items

TwiEnglish
bankyecassava
borɔdeɛplantain
gyeeneonion
makopepper
ɛmorice
ɛmmɔredough
nyaadewagarden egg
nkurumaokro
aduabean
aborɔbɛpineapple
aburoomaize
nɛnkyemɔɔno/ntoositomato
akekaduroginger
kwadubanana
nkyenesalt
asikyiresugar
borɔferɛpawpaw
ankaaorange
ankaa twadeɛlime
nkateɛpeanut/groundnut
aborɔdwomaapotato
bayerɛyam
mankanicocoyam
nkontomirecocoyam leaves
kosua (plural: nkosua)egg
anwavegetable oil
esiamflour
paanoo/burodobread
koobisalted and dried tilapia
kubecoconut
abɛpalm fruit
(abɛ) ngopalm oil
adwepalm kernel
adwe ngopalm kernel oil
payapear
ɛmaneherring
mmɔnkɔlobsters
nwasnail
kɔtɔcrab
atadwetigernut
mogyanammeat
nsuomnamfish
prakonampork
nantwinambeef
odwannammutton
atosodeɛvegetables
ahwedeɛsugarcane

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