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Kintinkantan

[Kintin] – “Puffed up”

[Kantan] -“Extravagance”.

Transliteration – “Puffed up extravagance”

Meaning – Symbolizes the nature of some individuals who are arrogant, pompous and bossy.

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Epa

[Epa] – “Handcuff”.

Transliteration – Handcuff.

Meaning – A symbol of the uncompromising nature of the law to offenders and discourage slavery.

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Ese Ne Tekrema

[Ese] – “Teeth”

[Ne] – And

[Tekrema] – “Tongue”

Transliteration – “The teeth and the tongue”.

Meaning – Friendship and interdependence.

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Hwemudua

[Hwemu] – “Measure”

[Dua] – “Stick”

Transliteration – “Measuring Stick”.

Meaning – “Symbolizes strive towards perfection.”

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Gye Nyame

[Gye] – “Except”.

[Nyame] – “God”.

Transliteration – “Except God”.

Meaning – Symbol of the supremacy of God.

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Fawohodie

[Fawohodie] – “Freedom”.

Meaning – Independence comes with its responsibilities.

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Ɛban

[Ɛban] – “Fence”.

Meaning – A home with a fence is considered an ideal residence.

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Dame Dame

[Dame] – “Name of a board game”.

Meaning – Signifies intelligence and ingenuity.