[ chwee, chee, twee ]
/ tʃwi, tʃi, twi /


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

Definition for twi (2 of 2)


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. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for twi


/ (twiː) /


a language of S Ghana: one of the two chief dialects of AkanFormerly called: Ashanti Compare Fanti
plural Twi or Twis a member of the Negroid people who speak this language
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