Ntoro


ntoCrc (Ntoro) are the genetic traits that are passed down from father to his children and signifies patrilineal inheritance in Akan. There are 12 ntoro in Akan each with its associated totem. Each ntoro corresponds to a unique Adinkra zodiac sign.

NoNtoro AdinkraAkanMeaning
1SEC woCnSECHye WonhyeImperishability
2NamEC nnwu na maCwuNyame Nnwu Na MawuImmortality
3NansapcNyansapoIntelligence
4nsaaNsaaExcellence
5mpuaCnumMpuanumSkillfulness
6akoCmaAkomaLove
7funtunfunEfu denQemfunEfuFuntunfunefu DenkyemfunefuDiversity
8nkcnscnkcnscnNkonsonkonsonResponsibility
9ckcdECe mmcwECreOkodee MmowereStrength
10mframadanMframadanFortitude
11matEC masiEMate MasiePrudence
12nQinQimNkyinkyimAdaptibility

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