Ghana Dictionary T
- see Wee
- Sanitary inspector(s); Town council worker(s)
- Flat Chested Woman
- An un-intelligent person/Fool
- Anecdote; Originally, a bold-faced lie. Now used also to mean
a rumor or a humorous version of a real event.
- A braggart
- Vagina, Female Sexual organ
- Crazy, Mad. Eg. "You dey touch" Means "Are you crazy"?
- Tro Tro
- A crowded, but efficient and inexpensive, minibus used for
short distance travel.
Origin- It evolved from the Ga language word "TRO" meaning three pence, that is, the penny coins that were in use in the colonial days of the Gold Coast, now Ghana. Those vehicles charged each passenger three pence per trip, hence it was dubbed "Tro- tro". Though the penny is no longer used, and the fare has been inflated in multiples, the old name still stands, obviously as a reminder of the transport service that operated in those good old days when life was simple and easy - going.
- Tight bottom or pointy Trousers.