Black People : WEST AFRICAN ADINKRA SYMBOLS... LET'S HAVE SOME FUN!!!

Isaiah

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Peops, let us have some fun with our culture for a minute...

On the Web Address I am about to provide, there will be some West African Adinkra symbols, and their meanings off to the left of each symbol... What I'd like for each of us to do is provide us with the name of the symbol which best describes some of our personalities, or vocations, and life experiences of not ourselves, but our friends and loved ones at this board(smile!)

For example, for Destee, perhaps there is a symbol for Queen Mother... Give us the Adinkra Symbol name for "Queen Mother"(or a symbol name that closely fits the description you have for her) After giving the symbol name for someone else, then provide us with the symbol names that best describe yourself, or someone close to you...

I will go first: FUNTUNFUNEFU DENKYEMFUNEFU, the symbol of
"siamese crocodiles", which means democracy, unity in diversity, and symbolises all us of here, and what we have...(smile!) Now, don't be asking a brother to pronounce this stuff... Just do the best you can(smile!)


http://www.welltempered.net/adinkra/htmls/adinkra_index.htm


Peace!
Isaiah
 

pdiane

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Sankofa and Bye Nyame - the supremacy of God - are my favorites and they describe me everyday. Thank you, Isaiah.
 

MANASIAC

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ATL SHAWTY! Mr. Coli Park
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I got about 4 That Define ME (LOL). They really do these are nice:

AdinKrahene
BOA ME NA ME MMOA WO
BI NKA BI
NEA OPE SE OBEDI HENE

"Nea ope se obedi hene daakye no, firi ase sue som ansa" This is My Ethos. It is written upon the Tablet of my Soul, Mind and Heart.
 

river

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Okay I'ma follow directions.

BOA ME NA ME MMOA WO describes my new friendship with brotha Dual and ADINKRAHENE describes what he has become.

AYA and BESE SAKA describe me.
 

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