venerdì 24 febbraio 2012

Twi_lesson 4

Please, what is your name?
Mepaakyεw, wo din de sεn?
My name is Davide Kofi, I was born today (24/02/2012).
Woaba a tena ase!

As a sign of friendship and to immediately make you feel part of the community generally before they ask you "What is your name?", "Where are you from?" and then they ask you "When you're born?". This last question does not refer to the date of birth, but on what day of the week you were born.
But, according to the following table, when they ask you, "what is your name? You can answer with your name followed by the name that corresponds to the day of the week on which you were born according to whether you're male or female. It will be for them a happy surprise.
I’m called Franco Kwaku             Mede Franco Kwaku
I’m called Chiara Amma               Mede Chiara Amma

      Days of the week                                                      Male                                  Female                 
Monday                       Dwoada                                   Kwadwo                        Adwoa           
Tuesday            Benada                                     Kwabena                        Abenaa            
Wednesday        Wukuada                                  Kwaku                                  Akua               
Thursday           Yawoada                                  Yaw                               Yaa                 
Friday               Fiada                                       Kofi                                Afua               
Saturday           Memeneda                                Kwame                           Amma                
Sunday             Kwasiada                                  Kwasi                             Akosua            

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