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Ngwa

Definition of the noun NGWA

What does NGWA mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. the name of a clan within the Igbo people of Nigeria

Explanation

  1. The Ngwa, an Igbo group, constitute the largest and most populous sub-ethnicity, or clan, in southeastern Nigeria. They occupy an area of about 1,328 square kilometres, although some accounts read at least 2,300 kmĀ². In 1979, their population was held at an estimate of approximately 1.5 million people. Their ethnonym Ngwa is used to describe the people, their indigenous territory, and their native tongue. King Josaiah Ndubuisi Wachuku, who died on Friday 2 June 1950, was Eze, paramount chief and servant leader head of Ngwa people during British colonial times.
    • also known as Ngwa people
  2. Ngwa a.k.a. Vengo Language: Vengo, or Babungo, is the Grassfields Bantu language of the Vengo people from the village of Babungo in the Cameroonian Grassfields. The spelling Bamungo is also often found.

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Google previewPerspectives in Religious Studies: Volume III (2014)

by Adelowo, E. Dada

Ngwa is a traditionally food producing area. As a result of being self-sufficient in food production, the people did not deem it necessary to struggle along with others especially those from soil impoverished areas who were forced by ...

Google previewAnthropological Report on the Ibo-speaking Peoples of Nigeria: English-Ibo and Ibo-English dictionary (1913)

by Northcote Whitridge Thomas

ngwa (0), quickly. ngwa ngwa, quick. figwako, ...

Google previewSiamese-English Dictionary (2009)

by Edward Michell

t (cha'ngwa') boundaries, intervals, bars, end of a rhyme, rhythm, ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

National Ground Water Association (NGWA) (www. ngwa.org) National Institute for Petroleum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

ngwa.org/ www.ngwa.org/ www.interscience.wiley.com/ www.awra.org/ www. elsevier.com/ www.agu.org/ www.iaglr.org/ www.iahr.org/ www.pubs.asce.org/ ...

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Video shows what Ngwa means. the name of a clan within the Igbo people of Nigeria. Ngwa Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of N1G2W4A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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