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Line breaks: Kwa
Pronunciation: /kwɑː

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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Pronunciation: ˈkɒləkwi
a conversation