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Three Thousand Six Hundred Ghanaian Proverbs

From the Asante and Fante Language (Studies in African Literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), V. 2.)

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Proverbs, Akan,
  • Proverbs,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Language,
  • Ghana,
  • Proverbs, Twi,
  • Akan (African people),
  • General,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. G. Christaller (Compiler), Kofi Ron Lange (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078343M
    ISBN 100773478558
    ISBN 109780773478558


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One translation into English (as above) is by Kofi Ron Lange. The details of this book are: Three Thousand Six Hundred Ghanaian Proverbs: From the Asante and Fante Language (Studies in African literature) Rev J.G. Christaller (Editor), Kofi Ron Lange (Translator) Edwin Mellen Press Ltd ().

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A list of English Proverbs. What is a proverb. A proverb is a short, pithy saying that expresses a traditionally held truth or piece of advice, based on common sense or experience.

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