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Definition of "kawi" []

  • The ancient and sacred language of Java. Also written Kavi. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "kawi" in a sentence
  • "This brochure in Swahili for a wind power company seems to use the word 'kawi' quite a bit."
  • "So, Swahili 'kawi' still applies? a shade of cognates seem to appear, that of arabic 'quwwah', though malay-indonesian "kuat" would be applied to mean strength."
  • "In the process of researching my post on the multilingual ad and let's not slack off, people—there are words yet to be identified—kawi, bukola, yemashala..."