Wt/jam/Anansi

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Patwa[edit | edit source]

Variety

Root

Fram Akan Ananse ("spider"). [1]

Sound

  • IPA: /aˈnansi/
  • bruck up: A‧nan‧si

Name

Anansi

  1. One samfie spida weh love gi imself trouble, whofa story dem pass dung fram generation to generation.[2]
    Example
    Ebery school pickney know seh Bra 'Nansi a di bigges' ginnal.

Haffi mention

Proof

  1. Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage (Richard Allsopp), 2003, ISBN 9789766401450, page 29
  2. Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage (Richard Allsopp), 2003, ISBN 9789766401450, page 29