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Nyansapo Wisdom Knot Represents Intelligence

Nyansapo Wisdom Knot Represents Intelligence

Wisdom Knot Adinkra Symbol
Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom. Adinkra symbols are symbolic pictures. Many corporations use the Adinkra symbols as their company logo.

Nyansapo Wisdom Knot Represents Intelligence


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Nyansapo Adinkra Symbol



Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbolAdinkra symbols are commonplace today but were the exclusive right of
royalty and spiritual leaders, and only used for important ceremonies. Adinkra also means goodbye or farewell in Twi the language of the Akan. 

Wearing Adinkra symbols were the tradition of the Akan especially the Asante to wear cloths decorated with Adinkra symbols on important occasions especially at funerals.

Adinkra symbols are symbolic pictures


Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom whose secret meaning is a knot in which the Asante chief shows his superior knowledge and intelligence by tying and untying the complicated Nyansapo knot. Adinkra cloths as well as Kente cloth are iconic symbols of African heritage.



Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom.
Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom.


How do you pronounce Nyansapo? 

The literal pronunciation is knee-in-say-bow. In the Twi language there are about 7 million Twi speakers, mainly in Ghana. Major dialects of Twi include Akuapim Twi, Fante Twi and Ashanti Twi. Akuapim Twi was the first dialect to be used for bible translation.

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