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dirhams (Moroccan monetary unit)

dirhams is a plural form of dirham

dirham (Moroccan monetary unit)

Definition:

the basic unit of money in Morocco; equal to 100 centimes

Class:

quantity noun (quantities and units of measure)

Plural:

dirhams

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

centime

Etymology:

Arabic, from Greek drakhmē, denoting an Attic weight or coin. Compare with...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of dirhams...

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Moroccan dirham | dirham

the currency of Morocco. The plural form is pronounced darahim, although in French and English "dirhams" is commonly used. Its ISO 4217 code is "MAD". It's subdivided into 100 santimat. The dirham is issued by the Bank Al-Maghrib, the central bank of ... (42 of 1920 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Moroccan dirham

American Heritage Dictionary:

currency | currencies [plural] | afghani [sense-specific] | ariary [sense-specific] | piso [sense-specific] | gourde [sense-specific] | pound [sense-specific] | baht [sense-specific] | guarani [sense-specific] | ...

Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money. | Transmission from person to person as a medium of ... (26 of 694 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/currency

Collins Dictionary:

dirham

the standard monetary unit of Morocco, divided into 100 centimes | the standard monetary unit of the United Arab Emirates, divided into 10 dinars and ... (24 of 349 words, 7 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dirham

Random House Dictionary:

dirham | DH [abbreviation, sense-specific]

a money of account of Iraq, the 20th part of a dinar, equal to 50 fils. | a money of account of Kuwait, the 10th part of a dinar, equal to 100 fils. | ... (32 of 124 words, 7 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/dirham

Oxford Dictionary:

dirham

the basic monetary unit of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates, equal to 100 centimes in Morocco and 100 fils in the United Arab Emirates. | a ... (26 of 80 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/dirham

New World Dictionary:

dirham

the basic monetary unit of: Morocco ; the United Arab Emirates | a monetary unit of: Libya, equal to of a dinar ; Qatar, equal to of a riyal (28 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dirham

Merriam-Webster:

dirham

see money table | -- see dinar, riyal at money table (9 of 25 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dirham

Wiktionary:

dirham | dirhams [plural]

A unit of currency used with varying value in many Arabic countries, including Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Libya and Qatar. (21 of 22 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dirham

Cambridge Dictionary:

dirham

the standard unit of money used in the United Arab Emirates and Morocco (13 of 18 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dirham

Encarta Dictionary:

dirham | dirhams [plural]

a unit of currency in some North-African and Middle-Eastern countries (10 of 42 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861604924​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

dirham

Origin: Arabic, from Greek drakhmē, denoting an Attic weight or coin. Compare with "drachma"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/dirham

Wiktionary:

dirham

Origin: Arabic درهم ("dírham"), ultimately from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drachmē).

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dirham

Collins Dictionary:

dirham

First use: 18th century

Origin: from Arabic, from Latin: drachma

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dirham

Merriam-Webster:

dirham

First use: 1788

Origin: Arabic, from Latin drachma drachma

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dirham

New World Dictionary:

dirham

Origin: Arabic from Latin drachma, "drachma"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dirham

Encarta Dictionary:

dirham | dirhams [plural]

First use: Late 18th century

Origin: Arabic from Greek drachmē "number of coins one hand can hold"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861604924​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

dirham

Audio: British English pronunciation of "dirham"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dirham

Cambridge Dictionary:

dirham

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "dirham"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "dirham"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dirham

the Free Dictionary:

dirham

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "dirham"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "dirham" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/dirham

Google Dictionary:

dirham | dirhams [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "dirham"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

dirham

Audio: North American pronunciation of "dirham"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=dirham​01 word=dirham

YourDictionary Audio:

dirham

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "dirham" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dirham

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