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Meaning Of "Tete Wo Mma"

Understand "Tete Wo Mma".

"Tete Wo Mma" is a poem.
The language of the poem is Akan.

Meaning

"Tete Wo Mmma" means train your children.
Train your children well.
Train your children like a soldier.
Death waits for everyone.
Teach your sons and daughters hard works.
It will help them have a good life.
Train them well in secret.
Life has good times and bad times.
Important people can fall suddenly.

Tete wo mma te sɛ abrabɔ mu asraafoɔ
Nnyɛn wɔn te sɛ ahenfie abosom
Efirisɛ onipa biara wɔ owuo buo mu
…ɛɛtwɛn ɛda owuo bɛyi no akɔto ne pono so
…adwedwa

b
Ma wo ba barima nhunu sɛ efie adwuma hia
Ma wo ba baa nhunu sɛ sika adwuma hia
…ɛma no mpiri mɔdenmɔ wɔ n’adaeso mu
Nhyɛ wɔn babee
Efirisɛ onipa biara wɔ owuo buo mu
…ɛɛtwɛn ɛda a owuo bɛyi no akɔto ne pono so
…adwedwa

d
Ɛsan nni nyiyimuu
Ɛsan ani sa onipa biara
Enti tete wo ba yie, sie
Na ontumi nhwɛ fie
Sɛ ɛsan bɔ no kɔto amaniɛ mu a
Abrabɔ yɛ afrosaniɛ
Wɔn a wɔwɔ soro no tumi pa hwe fɔm
…mpatupru

Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia © June 19, 2020

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