Akan Language Service

Welcome to the International Translation Company’s Akan Language Services! Our team of highly skilled and certified linguists are dedicated to providing accurate and quality translations between Akan and English. Navigating the complexities and nuances of both languages can be a challenge, but our clients rely on us to get the job done right. With a deep understanding of both languages and years of experience, our team is equipped to handle all your translation needs, whether it’s translating a product manual, marketing collateral, or a legal document.

While we work a lot with translation services, we also help clients with voiceovers, linguist certifications, and they whole gambit of language services.  We’re proud we have been serving clients since 1969 and that most of our growth comes from word of mouth.

About the Akan Language

Akan is a language spoken by the Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast. It is a rich and vibrant language with a long history, and is estimated to be spoken by over 20 million people as their first language. The Akan language has several dialects, including Twi, Fante, and Ashanti, and is renowned for its rich oral tradition and the use of proverbs in everyday conversation.

One of the unique features of the Akan language is its tonal nature, meaning that the meaning of a word can change depending on the tone used to say it. This adds an extra layer of complexity to the translation process, which is why it’s important to work with experienced and knowledgeable linguists. The Akan language also has a rich history of storytelling and oral tradition, which has helped to preserve its cultural heritage and traditions.

Common English > Akan Phrases

Here are some common English to Akan phrases we thought you would like to see.  We included the phonetic pronunciation as well.  Figured since you are here, you might like seeing some common phrases you could use if your speaking to someone in Akan:

Hello : Akwaaba (ah-kwah-bah)

Goodbye : Wo ase (woh ah-seh)

Yes : Ee (ee)

No : Anaa (ah-nah)

Thank you : Da ase (dah ah-seh)

Excuse me : Me pene so (meh pen-eh soh)

How are you? : Wɔde ho yɛ? (woh-deh hoh yay?)

I am fine : Me ho yɛ (meh hoh yay)

What is your name? : W’akye ɔ? (wah-kyeh oh?)

My name is… : Menam wɔn… (meh-nam wohn…)

These phrases are just a small sample, and they give you a good starting point for communicating with Akan-speaking individuals. However, for more complex or technical translations, it’s important to work with professional linguists who have a deep understanding of both languages.

Why Choose Us

At the International Translation Company, we are proud of our commitment to providing quality translation services. Our linguists are certified, educated, experienced, and supported by a rigorous translation and language service process. Our past work and client experience speak for themselves, and we guarantee the accuracy of your translations. Our team of experts will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your message is accurately translated and conveys the right tone and meaning.

In addition to our team of skilled linguists, we also have a quality language service process in place to ensure the accuracy and precision of your translations. This includes a thorough review process that includes multiple sets of eyes to catch any errors or inconsistencies. Our process is designed to ensure that your translation is as error-free as possible, and we are proud of the value, efficiency, and reliability it offers our clients.

Contact Us

Reach out to the International Translation Company today to find out more about our Akan Language Services. Whether you need a quote for a specific project or just have some questions about our services, our team of experts is here to help. Contact us on our website or call 1-888-596-2790 to learn more.

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