[ chwee, chee, twee ]
/ tʃwi, tʃi, twi /
a Kwa language spoken in Ghana that is mutually intelligible with Fanti.
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
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Examples from the Web for twi
Why, with such a shed, you might very well be mistaken for Chin-ko-fi-ku-o, high-priest of the temple of Twi.
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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