Adrinka Symbol

Adrinka Symbol

Adinkra symbols are of Ghanaian origin and are used to express concepts and proverbs related to human behaviour, wisdom, death and life. They are sometimes used for their decorative features, however, they are popular for their evocative messages. This symbol means ‘ESE NE TEKREMA’ in the Akan language which literally translates as ‘the teeth and the tongue’. The meaning of this symbol is friendship and interdependency.

Adelaide Mensah


Adelaide holding the adinkra symbol


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