Hello Twi learners, welcome back to the mini Twi blog series. In this post we shall learn Twi numbers from 0 to 10 and simple tips to help you to count further. Let’s get started.
ASANTE TWI NUMBERS FROM 0 TO 19
Below is a list of Twi numbers from zero to ten.
From eleven to nineteen, the numbers are a concatenation of du (ten) and another number e.g. baako to become dubaako (eleven). Note that for numbers with vowel prefixes, such are enum and ɛnan, the vowels are removed.dubaako eleven
COUNTING IN TENS IN ASANTE TWI
Counting in tens in Twi is quite simple. Ten is edu, so twenty, two tens, becomes edu nu written and pronounced as aduonu. Thirty, three tens, becomes edu sa written and pronounced aduasa. Below is a list of Twi tens from ten to hundred. Please take not of the spelling of each number.
ɔha one hundred
This will be about all for now. Our next blog post will be about telling the time in Twi. Stay tuned.
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