kwanza

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See also: Kwanzaa

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kwanza (plural kwanzas)

  1. The currency of Angola, divided into a hundred cêntimos.

Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kwanza (verbal noun of the ku class)

  1. Infinitive of -anza

Usage notes[edit]

The form -a kwanza, which literally means "of the beginning" is used for first. See Appendix:Swahili numbers for more.