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Adangme language

NameAdangme
Speakers800,000 (SIL 2004)
EthnicityGa people
RegionSouth-eastern Ghana, east of Accra
FamilycolorNiger-Congo
Fam2Atlantic Congo
Fam3Kwa
Fam4Ga Dangme
ScriptLatin alphabet (Adangme variant)
NationGhana
Iso2ada
Iso3ada
NoticeIPA

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Adangme (also called Dangme), is a Kwa language spoken in south-eastern Ghana by 800,000 people.

Some sources list Adangbe as another name for the same language whereas Ethnologue lists it as a different language in the Kwa family, and it has a separate ISO 639-3 code of 'adq'.

Adangme language Video


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GaDangmes of Ghana Part 7 ( Small Parts Ga-Adangmes Play In Movies & Long-Overdue Music Recognition) Part 7 covers the small parts and to some large extent the roles Ga-Adangmes play in ...
128.73 min. | 4.63 user rating
GaDangmes of Ghana Part 6 (Culture and Traditions of the Ga-Adangme People) This documentary focuses largely on the culture and traditions of the Ga-Adangme tribe of Ghana. Their traditional...
149.87 min. | 4.71 user rating
Angel 9 and Queensley say 1-10 in Ga.
0.77 min. | 5.0 user rating
GaDangmes of Ghana Part 7 ( Small Parts Ga-Adangmes Play In Movies & Long-Overdue Music Recognition) Part 7 covers the small parts and to some large extent the roles Ga-Adangmes play in ...
107.62 min. | 3.85 user rating
With massive acquisition of lands being procured from the GaDangme people, one really worries about what the future holds for the next generation of the GaDangme people, namely their children...
32.00 min. | 4.33 user rating
GaDangmes of Ghana Part 15 (GaDangmes on the News & Celebration of This Year's Homowo) This series covers GaDangmes who are caught speaking on the news and also includes the celebration ...
15.10 min. | 3.0 user rating
GaDangmes of Ghana Part 12 (Latest News in Teshie) This GaDangmes of Ghana video footage covers the latest news in Teshie with the Teshie chieftaincy disputes, as well as other disputes unfolding ...
14.20 min. | 5.0 user rating
The GaDangmes are the indigenous people of the Greater Accra Region. The GaDangme people live in the whole of Accra, Ghana, where their once-dominant language has been over-run by the influx ...
60.22 min. | 5.0 user rating
GaDangmes of Ghana Part 13 ( Tinny Embodies the Heart and Spirit of the GaDangme People) This GaDangmes of Ghana series pays homage to the Ga Rapper Tinny and how he represents for the ...
11.75 min. | 5.0 user rating

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Consonant phonemes
Consonants :
Bilabial Labio-
dental
Alveolar Postalveolar
/ palatal
Velar Labial-velar Glottal
Plosives &
affricates
p b t d k ɡ kp ɡb
Nasals m n ɲ ŋ ŋm
Fricatives f v s z
Approximants l j w

Vowels :
Monophthongs Front Central Back
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open-mid ɛ ɔ
Open a

Vowels :
Monophthongs Front Central Back
Close ĩ ũ
Close-mid
Open-mid ɛ̃ ɔ̃
Open ã



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