The present lesson, lesson 15 of the Twi vocabulary course, lists some common Twi antonyms.One of the surest ways to speed up your learning and master the language is to expand your vocabulary.In our last lesson under the Twi vocabulary module, we looked at the Twi names of some common tools and equipment.
Abstraction, sub- traction, deprivation, ablution, rape, seizure, appropriation. Addition, adduction, replace- ment, restitution, restoration, surren- der, reinstatement.
Stephen Awiba (Yaw) was born and raised in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital of Ghana, where Akan is spoken as the first language.
The transitive sense of moving an event to an earlier point is the proper one for "predate." "Antedate" is the correct term for occurring before something else.
Terminate, remove, sup- press, lower, reduce, mitigate, dimiu- ish,moderate,lessen, subside,decrease. Prolong, continue, revive, de- velop, increase, aggravate, magnify, brew, ferment, rage, extend, enlarge, amplify, raise, enhance.
Shorten, reduce, abridge, contract, curtail, epitomize, condense, prune, compress. Lengthen, prolong, extend,en- large, produce, elongate, amplify, ex- pand, dilate.