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or Fan·ti  (făn′tē, fän′-)
n. pl. Fante or Fanti also Fan·tes or Fan·tis
1. A member of a people inhabiting Ghana.
2. The variety of Akan spoken by this people.
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(fan′tē, fän′-)

n., pl. -tes (esp. collectively) -te.
1. member of an African people of coastal Ghana
2. the group of Akan dialects spoken by the Fante.
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The surviving Fante chiefs were assembled together to swear allegiance to the Asantehene and acknowledge him as their overlord.
"Atteh's family were delighted I've a Ghanaian name and they were pleased to talk about the differences in Ghana from the 1960s to the present day," says Araba, whose name indicates she was born on Tuesday in the Fante dialect.
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It's no surprise, then, that he's particularly excited about his critically acclaimed turn in Joe Wright's adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice" and his current work on Robert Towne's adaptation of John Fante's Depression-era classic "Ask the Dust." "Novels are so personal, so complex," says Sutherland, "the best you can do is a director's impression of the novel."
Focusing on the pronunciation of English by speakers of three of the indigenous languages--Akan (Fante and Twi), Ewe, and Ga--, Adjaye reviews the history of English in Ghana; outlines the phonology of the three languages; examines the segmental, contextual, and suprasegmental features of the English spoken by the three linguistic groups; and outlines possible directions for future research.
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Chump Change is utterly compelling, the tale of Fante's anti-hero/alter-ego Bruno Dante is a sobering one for anyone who has blurred the distinction between being a professional and a romantic, a writer who drinks and a lush who can't even be bothered to fool himself.
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