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Meaning of "kwacha" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KWACHA

From a native word in Zambia.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KWACHA

kwacha  [ˈkwɑːtʃɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KWACHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kwacha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KWACHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of kwacha in the English dictionary

The definition of kwacha in the dictionary is the standard monetary unit of Zambia, divided into 100 ngwee. Other definition of kwacha is the standard monetary unit of Malawi, divided into 100 tambala.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KWACHA


Aisha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
Ayesha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
beccaccia
beɪˈkɑːtʃɑː
buqsha
ˈbʊkʃɑː
cha
tʃɑː
cha-cha
ˈtʃɑːtʃɑː
cha-cha-cha
ˌtʃɑːtʃɑːˈtʃɑː
Changsha
ˈtʃæŋˈʃɑː
char
tʃɑː
charr
tʃɑː
Kermanshah
ˌkɜːmænˈʃɑː
morcha
ˈmɔːtʃɑː
mouchard
muːˈʃɑː
Padishah
ˈpɑːdɪˌʃɑː
Parashah
ˈpærəˌʃɑː
RECHAR
ˈriːtʃɑː
shah
ʃɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KWACHA

kvetcher
kvetchily
kvetchiness
kvetchy
kw
Kwa
kwaito
Kwajalein
Kwakiutl
Kwan Yin
Kwangchow
Kwangchowan
Kwangju
Kwangsi-Chuang Autonomous Region
Kwangtung
Kwantung Leased Territory
kwanza
Kwanzaa
Kwara
kwashiorkor

WORDS THAT END LIKE KWACHA

a la plancha
arracacha
bacha
bachcha
cachucha
cancha
captcha
chicha
concha
dacha
gotcha
guaracha
Halacha
kacha
La Mancha
mocha
mountain viscacha
pacha
viscacha
vizcacha

Synonyms and antonyms of kwacha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kwacha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KWACHA

Find out the translation of kwacha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kwacha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kwacha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

克瓦查
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kwacha
570 millions of speakers

English

kwacha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Kwacha
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كواتشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

квача
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kwacha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাওয়াচা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kwacha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kwacha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kwacha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クワチャ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

콰차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kwacha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kwacha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குவாசா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kvaçası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

kwacha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kwaha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

квача
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kwacha
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουάτσα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kwacha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kwacha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kwacha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kwacha

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KWACHA»

The term «kwacha» is very widely used and occupies the 21.541 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KWACHA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «kwacha» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «kwacha» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kwacha

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KWACHA»

Discover the use of kwacha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kwacha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Political Culture and Nationalism in Malawi: Building Kwacha
Explores the emergence of Malawi's political culture in the colonial and early post-colonial periods.
Joey Power, 2010
2
2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001 to Date
KM#100 10 KWACHA Silver, 38.6 mm. Obv: Arms Rev: Puccini colorized Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 2007 Proof — Value: 40.00 KM#185 10 KWACHA Silver Plated Copper-Nickel, 45x30 mm. Obv: State arms Rev: Treaty of Rome ...
George S. Cuhaj, Thomas Michael, 2012
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Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present. ...
250 Kwacha 1979. 1350 1500 UNC 16. 5000 Kwacha 2000. Queen Mother series (3 types). 17. 40000 Kwacha 2001. Wildlife: Lion hologram. 18. 40000 Kwacha 2001. Queen Victoria with veil. 19. 40000 Kwacha 2001. King Edward VII. 20.
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, 2009
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2008 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000
KM#. 26. KWACHA. Nickel-Brass Obv: Head of K.D. Kaunda right, date below Rev: Two falcons on branch divided by denomination Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1989 8,000,000 — 0.75 1.50 4.00 5.00 ...
Colin R Bruce, Thomas Michael, 2007
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A Political History of the Civil War in Angola: 1974-1990
"UNITA Takes the Long View, Part I." Kwacha Angola 1, no. 1 (July 1980): 1-3. . " UNITA Takes the Long View, Part II." Kwacha Angola 1, no. 2 (September 1980): 1-3. . "Who Is Jonas M. Savimbi?" Kwacha Angola, March 12, 1974:2. "UNITA ...
W. Martin James III, 2011
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Standard Catalog of World Gold Coins
100 Ngwee = 1 Kwacha KM# 20 250 KWACHA 33.6300 g., 0.9000 Gold 0.9731 oz. AGW Subject: Conservation Obv: Head of K.D. Kaunda right, date below Rev: African wild dog right, denomination below Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1979 ...
George Cuhaj, 2009
7
Introduction To Health Economics
2 What has happened to the purchasing power of the kwacha in US$ terms? For example, in 2000, Kw1 was worth $1.23. So Kw3,265,793 is equivalent to 3,265,793 × 1.23 = $4,016,925. Table 2.2 National drugs budget Feedback Year 2000 ...
Guinness, Lorna, Wiseman, Virginia, 2011
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African Statistical Yearbook, 2006
ZAMBIAN KWACHA (MILLIONS! Japan Imports Exports Russia Imports Exports United Kingdom Imports Exports United States Imports Exports 1997 24. Direction of trade - Echanges par pays 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 KWACHA ZAMBIEN ...
United Nations Economics Commission for, 2008
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Adopting Improved Farm Technology: A Study of Smallholder ...
Note: All calculations are rounded to the nearest kwacha and use estimated prices for 1985-86: for maize, K 0.61 per kilogram; for groundnuts, K 0.90 per kilogram; for local maize seed, K 0.61 per kilogram; for hybrid maize seed, K 2.60 per ...
Rafael Celis, J. T. Milimo, Sudhir Wanmali, 1991
10
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Africa 2009
Currency Regulation The unit of currency of the Republic of Zambia is the Kwacha which is abbreviated as K The Kwacha is made up of one hundred ngwee abbreviated as n. The Statute that defines this currency is the Currency Act, chapter ...
‎2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KWACHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kwacha is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bullets win, Nomads draw again: Malawi TNM Super League …
Bullets as first round winners of TNM Super League, they will go away with one million kwacha prize. Big BulletsMighty WanderersTNM Super ... «Nyasa Times, Jul 15»
2
VEEP counsels some Churches | Zambia National Broadcasting …
The church has been built at a cost of 1.5 million kwacha. Meanwhile, the Vice President is on Sunday, expected in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ... «ZNBC, Jul 15»
3
Govt to improve Agric sector | Zambia National Broadcasting …
He said the allocation has increased from 14 thousand One hundred and eleven Kwacha last year to 38 thousand this year. The minister has ... «ZNBC, Jul 15»
4
New bus fares illegal –Govt | Zambia National Broadcasting …
The increment is between 1 Kwacha 50 Ngwee and 2 Kwacha on various local routes. But Transport and Communications Minister, Yamfwa ... «ZNBC, Jul 15»
5
Revisit some cultures-LUNGU | Zambia National Broadcasting …
This comes in the wake of revelations that 360 thousand Kwacha belonging to Mazabuka Municipal Council has gone missing from a named ... «ZNBC, Jul 15»
6
Times of Zambia | LCC U-turns on Libala settlers
Eye witnesses said the first house caught fire around 15:00 hours and burnt goods worth thousands of Kwacha. Batwell Michelo said the first ... «Times of Zambia, Jul 15»
7
Kwacha weakens further, Inflation to rise: Malawi economy takes …
Indications of a precarious economic situation on the ground continue to show with the country's currency, the Kwacha facing steep ... «Nyasa Times, Jul 15»
8
Malawi Kwacha in free fall as a result of zero Aid Budget woes
Malawi Kwacha Chart In the midst of the Tobacco season the Malawi Kwacha has seen its biggest depreciation since last year .The kwacha is ... «The Maravi Post, Jul 15»
9
Lusaka bus fares hiked
Mr. Phiri says fares have been hiked on all Lusaka routes to between one kwacha and two kwacha, depending on the distance. Mr. Phiri has ... «ZNBC, Jul 15»
10
Zambian editor, journalist released on bail | News24
Post editor Fred M'membe and journalist Mukosha Funga were freed after posting bail of about 30 000 kwacha ($3 800) each. The two were ... «News24, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kwacha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kwacha>. Feb 2021 ».
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