Tag: Mate Masie

  • Stranger

    Adinkra a strangEr dancEs; hE doEs not sing. English A stranger dances; he does not sing.

  • Bird and Feathers

    Adinkra if you want somEonE morE knowlEdgEable than yoursElf to idEntify a bird you do not first rEmovE thE fEathErs. English If you want someone more knowledgeable than yourself to identify a bird you do not first remove the feathers.

  • Owo

    Adinkra nEa cwc aka no pen no suro sonsono. Akan Nea owo aka no pen no suro sonsono. English He/She who has been bitten by a snake will be afraid of a worm.

  • Fire and Gunpowder

    Adinkra firE and gunpowdEr do not slEEp togEthEr. English Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.

  • Aboa

    Adinkra aboa bi beka wo a na ofiri wo ntoma mu. Akan aboa bi beka wo a na ofiri wo ntoma mu. English If you get bitten by an animal it will be from your own clothing.

  • Akyekyedee

    Adinkra abcfra bc nnwa na cmbc akyEkyEdEe. Akan Abofra bo nnwa na ombo akyekyedee. English A child breaks the shell of a snail and not that of a tortoise.