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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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