Definition of pwe in English:

pwe

(also pooay)

noun

  • In Burma (Myanmar): a performance, spectacle, or event staged for public entertainment, as a play, a drama, a dance, etc.; a festival that involves entertainment of this kind.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Asiatic Journal. From Burmese pwai communal event, festival, public entertainment, fair.

Pronunciation

pwe

/pwɛ/