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Akan

[ah-kahn] /ˈɑ kɑn/
noun, plural Akans (especially collectively) Akan for 2.
1.
a language of the Kwa branch of Niger-Congo spoken in much of Ghana and parts of the Ivory Coast.
2.
a member of any of various Akan-speaking peoples, including the Ashanti and Fanti.
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Akan

/ˈɑːkɑːn/
noun
1.
(pl) -kan, -kans. a member of a people of Ghana and the E Côte d'Ivoire
2.
the language of this people, having two chief dialects, Fanti and Twi, and belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family
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