Niger - Congo languages
Fante ( Fanti also, Fannti, Odschi and Fante - Twi, most pronounced in self-designation as Mfantse ) is the language of Fante and is spoken mainly in the " Central Region " of Ghana.
Fante belongs to the group of the Akan languages. It is highly regarded as the language of commerce in Ghana a high social prestige, several members of neighboring small languages such as Ahanta speak Fante as a second language. In a gradual process change many speakers of these less significant and prestigious small languages to Fante as the main language.
All Akan languages have a script, which is a mixture of Latin initial font and phonetics. The textualization of the languages already took place during the colonial period.
The language has counting, but no mathematical relationships. From it, the traditional names are derived from ( = born, for example, Kofi on a Friday ), for some terms, there are loanwords, for example, from English and computer but.