Beautiful banners are coming to every article and you can help!
Check out our guidelines and learn how to create your own!

Twi phrasebook

From Wikitravel
Revision as of 17:56, 30 August 2008 by Nunchaks (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

Twi Phrasebook

Grammatical points

Vowels

  • a as "rat"
  • e as "seat"
  • ε as "set"
  • i as "sit"
  • o as "Kuala Lumpur"
  • ɔ as "pot"
  • u as "Kuala Lumpur"


Consonants

b as "bat" d as "dog" f as "fog" g as "goat" h as "hire" k as "cat" l as "log" m as "man" n as "nap" p as "pin" r as "cramp" s as "suit" t as "tomb" w as "wood" y as "yemen"


Diagraphs

dw as "j" sound inthe beginning of "dreams" gy as "judge" hw as "whew" hy as "shirt" kw as "equip" ky as "chap" nw is pronounced as "nyw" with rounded lips at the end. For example: Nwunu (to leak) ny as "Esapañol" tw as "trip"

How are you?/

  • Wo ho te sen? (Formal)
  • εte sen? (Informal)
  • Mpɔ mu te sεn? (Optional meaning "How is the insides of your body")


Fine (Informal)

  • Eye
  • "Bɔkɔɔ" (This is optional. Literal meaning is "soft". The "ɔ" is pronounced like "o" is rot, but the "ɔɔ" means that the sound is extended.)


I am fine (Formal)

  • Me ho ye (Literal meaning is "My body is fine")


I am fine, thank you (To be more polite)

  • Me ho ye, me da ase (mi-dah-si)

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages