Meaning of Akan


Pronunciation: (ä'kän), [key]
— pl. A•kans, A•kan
  1. a language of the Kwa branch of Niger-Congo spoken in much of Ghana and parts of the Ivory Coast.
  2. a member of any of various Akan-speaking peoples, including the Ashanti and Fanti.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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