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Meaning and philosophical significance of Asaawa

Sweet berry or miracle berry. A symbol of sweetness, sweet taste, pleasure, and hedonism. From the proverb, “Asaawa se: Ode nka anomu,” to wit, “Sweetness does not stay in the mouth forever.”


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

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