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Adidome

District Capital


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  I4 IM North Tongu District
Longitude / °Latitude / °Location
  0.507   6.065



MeaningOrigin
Indig. Lang.Source Lang.
Ewe Ewe
(a)dido = Baobab tree, sp. Adansonia Digitata; me = in, among: Among the Baobab Trees
URL: "Adidome is .. a cosmopolitan community and the name Adidome in Ewe means Baobab woodland. The baobab tree is huge and a symbol of knowledge where one's arms cannot encircle it. This means knowledge is limitless. There are eight traditional areas in the Northern Tongu District of which Adidome happens to fall within the Mafi Traditional area."
Ewe proverb: Nunya, adidoe, asi metu ne o. (Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it.)



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