Definition of adinkra in English:

adinkra

(also adinkara, adinkira)

noun

  • A type of stamped cloth worn in Ghana, especially during mourning.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Akan adinkara, according to Ashanti oral history from the name of Adinkira, king of Gyaman.

Pronunciation

adinkra

/əˈdɪŋkrə/