Agaw

noun
variants: or less commonly Agau \ ə-​ˈgau̇ \ or Agew \ ə-​ˈgau̇ , -​ˈgō \
plural -s

Definition of Agaw

1a : a Cushitic-speaking people of the northern highlands of Ethiopia
b : a member of such people
2 : the Cushitic language of the Agaw people

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First Known Use of Agaw

1696, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Agaw

borrowed from Amharic & Geez Agäw

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“Agaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Agaw. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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