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ISO 639-3: aka

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Other known names and dialect names: Abura Fanti, Achanti, Agona, Ahafo, Akuapem, Akuapim, Akwapem Twi, Akwapi, Akyem, Akyem Bosome, Anomabo Fanti, Asante, Asanti, Asen, Ashante Twi, Bono, Dankyira, Fante, Fanti, Gomua, Kwahu, Kwawu, Mfantse, Twi

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Primary texts

  1. ONLINEMose Nhoma a Edi Kan Anaa. United Bible Societies. 1964. United Bible Societies. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_gen-1
  2. ONLINEThe Bible in Twi: Asante. The Long Now Foundation. 1964. United Bible Societies. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_gen-2
  3. ONLINEMoses Nwoma a Odzi Kan a Wɔfrɛ No Genesis No. The Long Now Foundation. n.d. The Bible Society of Ghana. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_gen-3

Lexical resources

  1. Review of: Akan dictionary pilot project. Hansford, Gillian F. 2007. Journal of West African Languages. oai:sil.org:2654

Language descriptions

  1. Language dissertations, numbers 31-2, 34-40. Dyen, Isidore, 1913-; Scherer, Philip; Cornyn, William S; Welmers, William Everett, 1916-; Schwartz, Benjamin. n.d. Language dissertation ; no. 31-2, 34-40. oai:gial.edu:18324
  2. A grammar of the Asante and Fante language called Tshi (Chwee, Twi) : based on the Akuapem dialect with reference to the other (Akan and Fante) dialects. Christaller, J. G. (Johann Gottlieb), 1827-1895. 1875. Basel : Printed for the Basel Evang. Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:24252
  3. A grammar of the Asante and Fante language called Tshi (Chwee, Twi) : based on the Akuapem dialect with reference to the other (Akan and Fante) dialects. Christaller, J. G. (Johann Gottlieb), 1827-1895. 1964. [Farnborough (Hants.), Eng.] : Gregg Press. oai:gial.edu:24253
  4. ONLINEGlottolog 2.2 Resources for Akan. n.a. 2013. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:akan1250
  5. ONLINECompendium of the World's Languages. Campbell, George L. 2000. New York: Routledge. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_morsyn-1
  6. ONLINEThe Tshi Dictionary, 2nd ed.. J. Schweizer. 1933. Basel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_morsyn-2
  7. ONLINEAlphabets of Africa. Hartell, Rhonda L. 1993. Dakar: UNESCO. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_ortho-2
  8. ONLINEThe Tshi Dictionary, 2nd Ed.. J. Schweizer. 1933. Basel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_ortho-3
  9. ONLINEThe Tshi Dictionary, 2nd ed.. J. Schweizer. 1933. Basel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_phon-3
  10. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Fanti. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1954. H. Brown. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-1
  11. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Twi. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1960. J.E. Redden. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-3
  12. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Twi. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1954. David Reibel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-4
  13. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Twi. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1960. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-5
  14. [+ATR] dominance in Akan. Casali, Roderic F. 2012. Journal of West African Languages. oai:sil.org:52754
  15. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Akan. n.a. 2008. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:akn

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINEThe Akan (Twi-Fante) Language: Its Sound Systems and Tonal Structure. Dolphyne, F. A. 1988. Ghana Universities Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:211
  2. ONLINEA Phonetic Study of West African Languages - An auditory-instrumental survey. Ladefoged, Peter. 1964. Cambridge University Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:481
  3. ONLINEA Phonology of Akan: Akuapem, Asante, Fante. Schachter, P.; Fromkin, V. A. 1968. Phonetics Laboratory, University of California. oai:refdb.wals.info:743
  4. ONLINETongue root position in Akan vowel harmony. Stewart, J. M. 1967. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:803
  5. ONLINEA Descriptive Grammar of Fanti. Welmers, William Everett. 1946. Linguistic Society of America. oai:refdb.wals.info:893
  6. ONLINEA Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language called Tshi (Chwee, Twi). Christaller, J. G. 1875. Basel German Evangelical Mission. oai:refdb.wals.info:2230
  7. ONLINEAkan. Obeng, Samuel. 2001. Facts About the World's Languages, An Encyclopedia of the World's Languages: Past and Present. oai:refdb.wals.info:3000
  8. ONLINETwi basic course. Redden, J. E.; Owusu, N.; associates,. 1963. Foreign Language Institute. oai:refdb.wals.info:3466
  9. ONLINEA Grammar of the Fante-Akan Language. Balmer, W.; Grant, F. 1929. The Atlantic Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:4192
  10. ONLINETense and Aspect Systems. Dahl, Östen. 1985. Blackwell. oai:refdb.wals.info:4272
  11. ONLINEDouble objects in Àkán and Ìgbo. Sáàh, Kòfí K.; Ézè, Éjiké. 1997. Object positions in Benue-Kwa. oai:refdb.wals.info:4901
  12. An autosegmental analysis of Akan nasality and tone. Cahill, Michael. 1985. SIL Language and Culture Archives. oai:sil.org:9603
  13. ONLINESociolinguistic survey of the Gua language community. Hatfield, Deborah H.; Kluge, Angela; Tompkins, Barbara. 2002. SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2002-037. oai:sil.org:9205
  14. ONLINESociolinguistic survey of the Awutu-Efutu language area. Boafo, Ebenezer; Hatfield, Deborah H.; Kehl, Christine. 2002. SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2002-036. oai:sil.org:9111
  15. Some abstract features of Kwa vowel harmony: An autosegmental approach to Engenni, Igbo, Akan, and Yoruba. Savage, T. Dale. 1987. Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States. oai:sil.org:35020
  16. Review of: Bu me bɛ, by Peggy Appiah, Kwame Anthony Appiah and Ivor Agyeman-Duah Ayebia. Hansford, Gillian F. 2007. Journal of West African Languages. oai:sil.org:3149
  17. Review of: Rhythms of life, songs of wisdom: Akan music from Ghana, West Africa, [compact disc], by Roger Vetter. Neeley, Paul. 1997. Ethnomusicology. oai:sil.org:1168
  18. ONLINEDoing Chumburung songs—a taxonomy of styles. Hansford, Gillian F. 2010. SIL Language and Culture Documentation and Description 5. oai:sil.org:9295
  19. ONLINEAkan: a language of Ghana. n.a. 2013. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:aka
  20. ONLINEwake03-song. Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485258
  21. ONLINEwake02-song. Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485814
  22. ONLINEwake05-conv-greetings. Sammy (interviewer). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485820
  23. ONLINEwake11-song. Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485832
  24. ONLINEwake10-song. Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485830
  25. ONLINEwake13-conv-greetings. Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485836
  26. ONLINEwake12-women-come. Ganusah (speaker); Sammy (recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia van Putten and Rebecca Defina. oai:www.mpi.nl:MPI1485834
  27. ONLINEThe Tshi Dictionary, 2nd Ed.. J. Schweizer. 1933. Basel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_detail-2
  28. ONLINEUniversal Declaration of Human Rights. The Long Now Foundation. 1998. National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_undec-1
  29. ONLINEUniversal Declaration of Human Rights. The Long Now Foundation. n.d. United Nations Department of Public Information. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_undec-2
  30. ONLINEUniversal Declaration of Human Rights. The Long Now Foundation. n.d. United Nations Department of Public Information. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_undec-3
  31. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Fanti. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1956. H. Brown. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-2
  32. Sentential complements in Akan. Boadi, L. K. A. (Lawrence Kwadwo A.). 1972. Amsterdam : North-Holland. oai:gial.edu:10387
  33. Akan : bibliography, resources. Dwyer, David J. 1987. Washington, D.C. : ERIC Clearing House, Center for Applied Linguistics. oai:gial.edu:10477
  34. The features of peak in Akan narratives. Osam, Emmanuel. n.d. Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Library. oai:gial.edu:23985
  35. A grammer of the Fante-Akan language. Balmer, William Turnbull. 1942. London : Atlantis. oai:gial.edu:24246
  36. An autosegmental analysis of Akan nasality and tone. Cahill, Michael. 1985. Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Library. oai:gial.edu:24250
  37. Mfantse nkasafua nkyerewee nye ho mbra : a fante word list with principles and rules of spelling. n.a. n.d. Cape Coast : Methodist Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24258
  38. African Language Studies in Transition Conference Proceedings : University of Maryland Eastern Shore, September 28-30, 1995. n.a. n.d. [S.l. : s.n.]. oai:gial.edu:28153
  39. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Akan. Anthony Aristar, Director of Linguist List (editor); Helen Aristar-Dry, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2014-04-17. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_aka

Other known names and dialect names: Abura Fanti, Achanti, Agona, Ahafo, Akuapem, Akuapim, Akwapem Twi, Akwapi, Akyem, Akyem Bosome, Anomabo Fanti, Asante, Asanti, Asen, Ashante Twi, Bono, Dankyira, Fante, Fanti, Gomua, Kwahu, Kwawu, Mfantse, Twi

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