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How to pronounce Mframadan

The meaning and philosophical significance of Mframadan

Mframadan means “well-ventilated house.” A symbol of resilience and readiness to face the vicissitudes of life

The Akan house is not only well ventilated, it is resilient and can withstand the hazards of storms, rainfall and the tropical hot weather. (Arthur)


The image of the symbol was taken from the Kasahorow Adinkra Library.

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