Definition of Kwa in English:

Kwa

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Pronunciation: /kwɑː
 
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adjective

  • Relating to a major branch of the Niger-Congo family of languages, spoken from Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to Nigeria and including Igbo and Yoruba.
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    • Formerly considered as a Kwa language, recent research has placed Ibo in the Benue-Congo family of languages.
    • Serialization, for instance, has been attributed to substratum from the African languages, particularly the Kwa group.
    • The Kwa group of languages, spoken by 75 percent of the population of Ghana, is generally spoken in the southern part of the country.

noun

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  • The Kwa group of languages.

Origin

the name in Kwa.

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