Definition of Chewa in English:

Chewa

(also Cewa)

noun

  • 1A member of an African people inhabiting central Malawi and adjoining areas of Zambia and Mozambique.

  • 2Chichewa.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Chewa or their language.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. From Chichewa Cheŵa, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Chewa

/ˈtʃɛwə/