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ngwee

[ uhng-gwee ]
/ əŋˈgwi /
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noun, plural ngwee.
a bronze coin and monetary unit of Zambia, one 100th of a kwacha.
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Origin of ngwee

First recorded in 1965–70; from Bemba or Nyanja: literally, “bright”
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British Dictionary definitions for ngwee

ngwee
/ (əŋˈɡweɪ) /

noun
a Zambian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a kwacha
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