Kwa


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Kwa

(kwä)
n.
Any of several West African languages belonging to the Niger-Congo language family, including Ewe.

[From Kwa -kwa, people.]

Kwa adj.

Kwa

(kwɑː)
n
(Languages) a group of languages, now generally regarded as a branch of the Niger-Congo family, spoken in an area of W Africa extending from Côte d'Ivoire to E Nigeria and including Akan, Ewe, Yoruba, and Ibo
adj
(Languages) relating to or belonging to this group of languages

Kwa

(kwɑ)

n.
a language family of West Africa, a branch of the Niger-Congo family, that includes Akan, Ewe, Yoruba, Edo, and other languages spoken from S Nigeria westward to Liberia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kwa - a group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria
Niger-Congo - a family of African language spoken in west Africa
Aku, Yoruba - a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria
Akan - a Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
Ewe - a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin
References in classic literature ?
We followed him to the place Kwa Myawo, and there we lay hid in the bush watching.
School children cross a makeshift wooden bridge erected over an open sewer line in Kwa Rhonda estate in Nakuru.
Mme Masunga o ne a supa fa dipalo tsa banana mo Botswana e le tsone tse di kwa godimo, ka jalo ba tshwanetse go itsaya ka tlhoafalo ka e le bone baeteledipele ba kamoso.
But I am glad that since Dubai Cares funded Fursa kwa Watoto leadership training, I have relaxed and I am working very confidently knowing what I am supposed to do as a leader.
Agnes kwa parukanga mu mpatakani, pangurova uye ka kushonga pashure kurona yaUNAM shishongwa sha kuhamena ku lihungomwenyo (social work) okuno uye murughani kuUminisiteri waMina namukuhamitiri mo muliparu lyamunkarapamwe.
Ken Wilson, chairman of KWA and Direct Recruitment, said: "We're thrilled to make these two high-quality appointments.
The measure could thus costA households consuming more than 3,900 kWA EUR 23 (USD 30) a year and those consuming more than 5,000 kW --A EUR 70.
Kwa is quite a writer, and though brief, these scenes disturbed my sleep for days.
Debra Rafe of KWA said: "People can get so caught up in learning about the company they are being interviewed by or what their CV contains in exact detail that they forget that a happy healthy smile and a firm handshake make the first impression," she said.
Kwa juxtaposes this with the mid 1990s, where we encounter Wu Lan, a jaded lesbian psychologist living in Vancouver who fled Singapore 20 years before, leaving behind a family that understood neither her insatiable hunger for knowledge nor her desire for women.
A unique feature of kwa disease is that the patients themselves do not seem to suffer, although anyone unfortunate enough to be in the audience most certainly does.
Also in July a German-born nun, 57, was found shot to death near the town of Eshowe, Kwa Zulu--Natal province, South Africa.