A Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi Chwee, Twi Based on the Akuapem Dialect with Reference to the Other (Akan and Fante) Dialects

A Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi Chwee, Twi Based on the Akuapem Dialect with Reference to the Other (Akan and Fante) Dialects

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...he went to that place that his son might also come thither. b. Se woko h6 a, mba ho bi, if you go there, I shall come there too. c. Se woko nso a, obi beba, though you may go, another will come. S.a.Ko kofwe kyer6 se (=se ebia) obeba, go and look whether perhaps he will come. b. Merenko gye se woaba ansa, I shall not go except (or until) you have come first. c. Obko asanom mmom' sen se obi5ba abetie asem, he will rather go to drink wine (strong drink), than come to listen. d. Efi se gbaa kur6m' ha, gnkgg babi da, since he came into this town, he never went anywhere. e. Efise gba ha da nti, menta menkg ne ff, because he often comes hither, I do not often go to his house. f. Ob6ko n'ani'm ara akosi se n'adamfo bba abehyid n6, he will go onward until his friend will come to meet him. g. Se oba a, mdko, if (it happens that) he comes, I shall go. Kansese oba a, mdkg ara, though he come, I shall go still. 2. a. Me k 6 makgfwi5 seneawgdepgnkgnoflhydnmubdbafam, I am going to look how the horse will be brought from the ship to the land. J.Senea Kristosom abdterdw nhind, won kg nkgsom ab6som bio, as far as Christianity has spread, they do not serve the fetishes any more. c. S6(nea) yeamfa fwe amma wfase no, sa nso na yeremfa fwe nko (or: se yeremfa fwfenko nen), as we have brought nothing into this world, so we shall also take nothing with us in going. 3. a. Onipa a wiwoono baa wiase yi, obefi mu ak6 bio, a man that has been born into this world will go out of it again. b. Wankg ntemntem a obi rentumi mma n'akyi mmetiwno nto no, he did not go so very quick that nobody could come after him to pursue and overtake him. c. Wo b a a r a p e a, y e b e s i m' a k o, as soon as you come, we shall start. W6ba menkydh a, me ne wo bekg m'afii w mu, when (or...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948858
  • 9781236948854