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ISO 639-3: twi

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Primary texts

  1. Twi mmebusem = Twi proverbs : with English translations and comments. Akrofi, C. A. 1958. Kumasi : Presbyterian Book Depot ; London : Macmillan. oai:gial.edu:24243

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Twi. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:tw
  2. Twi basic course. Redden, James E. 1995. Hippocrene language studies. oai:gial.edu:17301
  3. English, Twi, Asante, Fante dictionary. Berry, Jack. 1960. Accra : Presbyterian Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24249
  4. A dictionary of the Asante and Fante language called Tshi (Chwee, Ťwi) : with a grammatical introduction and appendices on the geography of the Gold coast and other subjects. Christaller, J. G. (Johann Gottlieb), 1827-1895. 1881. Basel : Printed for the Evangelical Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:24251
  5. Language guide (Asante Twi edition). Ghana. Bureau of Ghana Languages. 1961. [Accra] : Bureau of Ghana languages. oai:gial.edu:24257

Language descriptions

  1. Twi : basic course. Foreign Service Institute (U.S.); Redden, James E; Owusu, N. 1963. Foreign Service Institute basic course series. oai:gial.edu:16468
  2. Twi basic course. Redden, James E. 1995. Hippocrene language studies. oai:gial.edu:17301
  3. Twi kasa mmara : a Twi grammar in Twi. Akrofi, C. A. 1952. Accra, Gold Coast : Scotish Mission Book Depot ; London ; New York [etc.] : Longmans, Green and Co. oai:gial.edu:24244
  4. Asante twi nsem dwumadie. : an Asante Twi grammar of function. Methodist Book Depot (Cape Coast, Ghana). 1955. Cape Coast : Methodist Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24245
  5. Twi lessons for beginners : including a grammatical guide and numerous idioms and phrases. Bellon, Immanuel. 1955. Kumasi : Basel Mission Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24248
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The typology of the Twi tone system. Stewart, John M. (John Massie), 1926-. 1964. Legon : Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana. oai:gial.edu:24266
  9. ONLINEGlottolog 4.5 Resources for Twi. n.a. 2021. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:twii1234
  10. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Twi. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1960. J.E. Redden. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-3
  11. ONLINELomax Collection Recording of Twi. Lomax, Alan (Collector). 1954. David Reibel. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_aka_vertext-4
  12. 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
  13. ONLINEWOLD Resources for Twi. n.a. 2013. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wold.clld.org:395

Other resources about the language

  1. The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa : their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, etc. Ellis, A. B. (Alfred Burdon), 1852-1894. 1887. London : Chapman and Hall. oai:gial.edu:21201
  2. Twi kasa nhyehyee : (analysis in Twi). Danso, R. O. 1942. Kumasi : Basel Mission Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24256
  3. Twi nsem nkorenkore kyerewbea= Twi spelling book. Ghana. Dept. of Education. n.d. Accra : Presbyterian Book Depot. oai:gial.edu:24268
  4. Twi Kenkan Nhoma : primer in the Tshi (Chwee) language for the vernacular schools in the Gold Coast and inland countries, W. Africa. Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel. 1882. Basel : L. Reinhardt for the Evangelical Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:27776
  5. Twi Kenkan Nhoma : primer for the vernacular schools in Akupem, Akem and elsewhere on the Gold Coast, W. Africa, where reading and writing in the Tshi (Chwee) language is taught. Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel. 1872. Basel : C. Schultze for the Evangelical Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:27777
  6. Twi Kenkan Nhoma IV : reading book in the Tshi (Chwee) language for the higher classes of the vernacular schools in the Gold Coast and inland countries. Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel. 1892. Basel : Evangelical Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:27778
  7. Twi Kenkan Nhoma II : reading book in the Tshi (Chwee) language for the second year in the vernacular schools in the Gold Coast and inland countries. Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel. 1901. Basel : Evangelical Missionary Society. oai:gial.edu:27779
  8. ONLINEWake: Songs and conversations. Sammy Kwami Oboni (Recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583469
  9. ONLINEWake: All night gathering. Sammy Kwami Oboni (Interviewer). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583459
  10. ONLINEWake: A Song in Twi 2. Sammy Kwami Oboni (Recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583455
  11. ONLINEWake: Singing, drumming and conversation. Sammy Kwami Oboni (Recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583475
  12. ONLINEWake: Women's greetings and gifts. Tsiami Atsu Ganusah (Speaker/Signer); Sammy Kwami Oboni (Recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583473
  13. ONLINEWake: Song in Twi, conversation in Avatime. Sammy Kwami Oboni (Recorder). 2008-09-26. Saskia Van Putten. oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI583471
  14. ONLINEThe African lexical contribution to Ndyuka, Saramaccan, and other creoles: Implications for how creoles develop. Huttar, George L. 2012. Angela Bartens, Philip Baker, eds., Black through White: African words and calques which survived slavery in Creoles and transplanted European languages, Westminster Creolistics Series 11; London: Battlebridge Publications, 9781903292129. oai:sil.org:48673

Other resources in the language

  1. An introduction to Twi = Twi ne Eniresi kasa nhyenmu. Rapp, Eugen Ludwig, 1904-. 1948. Kumasi : Basel Mission Book Depot ; London : Longmans, Green and Co. oai:gial.edu:24262
  2. ONLINEPlaintext Wikipedia dump 2018. Rosa, Rudolf. 2018. Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (UFAL). oai:lindat.mff.cuni.cz:11234/1-2735

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