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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

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 t...
128.73 min. | 4.6 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 ...
149.87 min. | 4.66 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 t...
107.62 min. | 3.66 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 GaDa...
32.00 min. | 4.0 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 dispute...
14.20 min. | 5.0 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 a...
15.10 min. | 1.0 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 languag...
60.22 min. | 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 an...
11.75 min. | 5.0 user rating
Ga Kristofoi Lalai - NyÉbaa ní wÉláa wÉhaa Yehowa. YÉ Lalai ni Kristofoi KÉjáa NyÉÅmÉ. ):-)):-):-)):-) Some Ga Gospel Phrases and Sayings : Yehowa, onÉ ji da...
5.63 min. | 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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