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Adinkra symbols

Akan proverbs

Akan idiomatic expressions and euphemisms

Tips for researchers

Adinkra continues to propel the quest for wisdom and meaning, leading to its extension beyond its traditional walls. We note some of them:

  • Adinkra and Adinkra codes, used in theoretical physics to represent the relationships between distinct classes of particles and to perform operations on them. The naming of this mode of representation was inspired by the correspondence between the complexity of the relationships encoded and the complexity of the ideas traditional Adinkra encode
  • The Adinkra alphabet, a writing system for some Ghanaian languages, inspired by Adinkra