Category: Akan Proverbs

  • Asuahunu

    Adinkra adEe Nina dan asuahunu. Akan Adee nyina dan asuahunu.

  • Mfuo

    Adinkra wo mfuo dccso a, woye nE Ninaa. Akan Wo mfuo dooso a, woye ne nyinaa. English If you have many farms, you cultivate them all.

  • Dua

    Adinkra dua a ENa wo a ebewc waMi no, yEtu asEe; yensEnsEnE ano. Akan Dua a enya wo a ebewo wani no, yetu asee; yensensene ano. English A stick that has the potential to piece ones eye is uprooted rather than sharpened.

  • Kokosakyi

    Adinkra kckcsaQi si cto nE kosua wc soru, Efise bombcfoc ho ye hu Akan Kokosakyi si oto ne kosua wo soru, efise bombofuo ho ye hu. English Though I am not edible, “says the vulture, “yet I nurse my eggs in the branches of a tall tree because man is hard to be trusted.

  • Agya

    Adinkra agya bi wu a, agya bi tE asE. Akan Agya bi wu a, agya bi te ase. English One gain a new father when you lose your father.

  • Nyame

  • Nsatea

    Adinkra nsatEa nyinaa nnye pe. Akan Nsatea nyinaa nnye pe. English All fingers are not equal

  • Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

    otumfoc oseE tutu UpU

  • Onyansafuo

    Adinkra yesoma onyansafoc, enye anamcntEntEn. Akan Yesoma onyansafuo, enye anamontenten. English We send a wise person, not one with long legs.

  • Asuahunu

    Adinkra adEe nyina dan asuahunu. Akan Adee nyina dan asuahunu. English Experience is the best teacher.