Definition of Kwa in English:
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.
- 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.
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The Kwa group of languages.
the name in Kwa.
Definition of Kwa in:
- US English dictionary