Akan

Akan translation services

Classification

Niger-Congo > Kwa

Script

Roman

Text direction

Left-to-right

Speakers

11 million

Other names

Official language

Also spoken

Ghana

Interesting Fact

Kofi (as in the name of ex UN Secretary General Kofi Annan) means "Saturday" in Akan.

Profile

Akan is part of the Niger-Congo language family and spoken by the Akan people, who mostly live in Ghana and along the Ivory Coast. There are three main dialects (Fante, Asante Twi and Akwapim Twi) which are mutually intelligible.

Akan spelling was standardized in 1978.

For more information contact us here: Akan Translation Services.

Services offered for this language

Translation / Transcreation / Subtitling / Localization / Adaptation / Copywriting / Authoring / Proofreading / Revision / Editing / Translation quality assurance / Terminology / Linguistic validation / Glossary creation / Dubbing / Voice-overs / Transcription / Typesetting / Simultaneous interpreting / Consecutive interpreting / Conference interpreting / Telephone interpreting / Public service interpreting / Interpreting equipment hire / Foreign language consulting

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