pesewa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Twi pέsεwa (penny, penny's worth of gold dust)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈseɪwə/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧se‧wa

Noun[edit]

pesewa (plural pesewas)

  1. In the currency of Ghana, one hundredth of a cedi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In 1965 the pesewa corresponded to one British penny, but inflation has rendered the pesewa too small for normal use.