Here are some English words that are popular among Ghanaians, but cannot be found in the dictionary.
1. Night Vigil
The correct expression is "vigil", which is a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray.
The correct expression is "wake". It means a watch or vigil held beside the body of someone who has died, sometimes accompanied by ritual observances.
It is used to mean that a lady's virginity has been taken away. The right word is "deflower".
The correct word is "traffic", which means the movement of vehicles along a route.
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Ghanaians use “plumpy” when they want to say that someone is chubby. The correct expression is plump.
What other expressions do Ghanaians use that cannot be found in the dictionary?
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