Ghanaian historian reveals the name “Jamaica” was gotten from the Akan language

Ghanaian historian reveals the name “Jamaica” was gotten from the Akan language

Ghanaian student of history uncovers the name “Jamaica” was gotten from the Akan language.

A student of history in Ghana has attested that the expression “Jamaica” is an Akan expression that started from Ghanaian slaves.

As indicated by him, the Akan slaves were delivered to the remote land and continued saying, “maybe, I’ve stalled out here” in Twi, which was the source of the name

Different sources have said that the word originates from Xaymaca which signifies “Place that is known for Springs”

A Ghanaian student of history who seems, by all accounts, to be at the Familial Waterway Park at Assin Manso in the Focal District of Ghana has contended that “Jamaica” is an Akan expression.

Ghanaian student of history uncovers the name “Jamaica” was gotten from the Akan language 2

In a piece of GBCNews located by YEN.com.gh, the man of honor clarifies that the expression “Jamaica” may seem like a word from the place that is known for Jamaica itself however as a general rule, it was a gathering of Akan slaves that named the spot with the term.

Ghanaian history specialist uncovers the name “Jamaica” was gotten from the Akan language

The student of history clarified that the word Jamaica really originates from “maybe, I’ve stayed here” in Akan, which is said in a comparative word-articulation as “Jamaica”.

“At the point when the slaves were sent from the shores of Ghana to the Caribbean, they would have liked to return home yet figured that ‘maybe, they’d stay in the outside land’”, the history man additionally showed.

In opposition to the solid affirmation by the Ghanaian history specialist about “Jamaica” on national TV

Source: Opera News