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X-Posted from "Hausa language, literature and culture" <H-HAUSA@H-NET.MSU.EDU> From: "John Philips, Hirosaki University" <philips@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU> ------------ Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 00:13:47 -0500 From: "Donald Z. Osborn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Hausa term "Tonawa" for Akan? Passing on this question from Kwasi Konadu of Winston Salem State (email@example.com) : > ... I am looking for a person or persons who have an historical > command of the Hausa language to pose a question to: what is the > historical meaning and transformation thereof, if any, of the supposed > Hausa term "Tonawa" as a reference to the Akan people, polity and/or the > territory which they occupy? ... -- Wannan wasik'ar i-mel ce daga H-Hausa, inda za'a cigaba da hira game da harshe da al'adu da tarihi da sauran lamura na Hausawa da mak'wabtansu.