- a Kwa language spoken in Ghana that is mutually intelligible with Twi.
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Examples from the Web for fanti
They hate these Fanti men, and it is they against whom they war.With Wolseley to Kumasi
The Fanti country being cleared, a road towards the Prah was now energetically pushed forward.Our Soldiers
When in distress, the Fanti has a claim upon the good offices of his tribe.
The term Fanti, like the term Mandingo, has a double sense—a general and a specific signification.
The Fanti, Ashanti, and Boroom forms of speech are merely dialects of one and the same language.
- a language of Ghana: one of the two chief dialects of AkanCompare Twi
- plural -tis or -ti a member of a Negroid people who speak this language, inhabiting the rain forests of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
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