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Definitions of "Anansi"



1. Anansi (Noun)


Definition

A character in Jamaican and African folklore. Anansi is a spider but often acts like a human being. Anansi is considered to be the god of all knowledge of stories and his tales are believed to have originated from the Ashanti people in Ghana


Example Sentences

Patois: Anansi a ginnal, him eva deh trick peeple fi get di upper hand
English: Anansi is a trickster, he’s always tricking people to get the upper hand


Related Words

At steppa , Baby madda , Bad man , Bait ,




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