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Nyansapo

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Nyansapo

Wisdom knot

Symbol of wisdom, ingenuity, intelligence and patience

An especially revered symbol of the Akan, this symbol conveys the idea that "a wise person has the capacity to choose the best means to attain a goal. Being wise implies broad knowledge, learning and experience, and the ability to apply such faculties to practical ends."

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Categories: Adinkra symbols, Religious Symbols.

Nyansapo is part of the Christian Symbols group.

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