[ chwee, chee, twee ]

  1. a Kwa language spoken in Ghana that is mutually intelligible with Fanti.

  • Also Tshi [chwee, chee] /tʃwi, tʃi/ .

Words Nearby Twi

Other definitions for twi- (2 of 2)


  1. a combining form meaning “two,” “twice”: twibill.

Origin of twi-

Middle English, Old English; cognate with German zwie- (Old High German zwi-), Latin bi-,Greek di-.See two Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Twi in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Twi


/ (twiː) /

  1. a language of S Ghana: one of the two chief dialects of Akan: Formerly called: Ashanti Compare Fanti

  2. plural Twi or Twis a member of the Negroid people who speak this language

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