chewa

che·wa

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Chewa — may refer to: the Chewa people the Chewa language This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the in …   Wikipedia

  • Chewa — Die Chewa sind ein Bantu Volk, das vor allem in der südlichen Hälfte des südostafrikanischen Staates Malawi lebt, ferner auch im Osten von Sambia sowie in den Regionen Niassa, Tete und Milange in Mosambik, bis hinein nach Simbabwe. Eine weitere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chewa — /chay wah/, n. 1. a member of a Bantu speaking people of Malawi. 2. Also called Chichewa. the Bantu language of the Chewa people, widely spoken in Malawi. Also, Cewa. * * * Bantu speaking people of eastern Zambia, northwestern Zimbabwe, and… …   Universalium

  • Chewa — 1. noun a) A member of an African people inhabiting central Malawi and adjoining areas of Zambia and Mozambique b) An African people inhabiting central Malawi and adjoining areas of …   Wiktionary

  • Chewa — Che•wa [[t]ˈtʃeɪ wɑ[/t]] n. pl. was, (esp. collectively) wa. 1) peo Also, Cewa a member of an African people, a branch of the Maravi, living mainly in S Malawi and adjacent parts of Zambia and Mozambique. 2) peo Also, Chichewa,Cicewa the Bantu… …   From formal English to slang

  • Chewa — /ˈtʃeɪwə/ (say chaywuh) noun 1. a group of peoples of Malawi, northern Zimbabwe and eastern Zambia. 2. (plural Chewa or Chewas) a member of one of these peoples. 3. → Chichewa …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chewa — Chichewa Chichewa Parlée au Malawi, Mozambique, Zambie, Zimbabwe Nombre de locuteurs 9,3 millions, dont 7 millions (est. 2001) au seul Malawi Classification par famille langues nigéro congolaises langues atlantico congolaises langues voltaïco… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chewa — Pueblo de lengua bantú del este de Zambia, noroeste de Zimbabwe, y Malawi. Practican la agricultura de corte y roza, además de la caza y la pesca. En una época la esclavitud fue una práctica generalizada en este pueblo. La descendencia, la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Chewa — n. Bantu language of Niger Congo languages (spoken in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique) n. member of a Negro people who speak Bantu and live in Malawi and Zambia and northern Zimbabwe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Chewa — noun a member of the Bantu speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe • Syn: ↑Cewa, ↑Chichewa • Hypernyms: ↑African • Member Holonyms: ↑Malawi, ↑Republic of Malawi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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