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lilangeni

Definition:

the basic unit of money in Swaziland; equal to 100 cents

Class:

quantity noun (quantities and units of measure)

Plural:

emalangeni

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

cent

Etymology:

the Bantu prefix li- (used to denote a singular) + -langeni "member of a royal...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Swazi lilangeni | lilangeni | emalangeni

the currency of Swaziland and is subdivided into 100 cents. The South African rand is also accepted in Swaziland and it's issued by the Central Bank of Swaziland. Similar to the Lesotho loti, there are singular and plural abbreviations, namely L and E,... (43 of 991 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Swazi lilangeni

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:

lilangeni

the standard monetary unit of Swaziland, divided into 100 cents (10 of 183 words, pronunciations)

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

Oxford Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

the basic monetary unit of Swaziland, equal to 100 cents (10 of 46 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lilangeni

Merriam-Webster:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

see money table (3 of 25 words, pronunciations)

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

Random House Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Swaziland, equal to 100 cents. (14 of 24 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/lilangeni

New World Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

the basic monetary unit of Swaziland (6 of 17 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lilangeni

Wiktionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

The currency of Swaziland. (4 of 5 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lilangeni

Encarta Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

the main unit of currency of Swaziland (7 of 31 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861698564​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

Origin: the Bantu prefix li- (used to denote a singular) + -langeni "member of a royal family"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lilangeni

Merriam-Webster:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

First use: 1974

Origin: Siswati, probably from emaLangeni lineage of the Swazi royal family

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

New World Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

Origin: native name, literally, royal

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lilangeni

Encarta Dictionary:

lilangeni | Bantu [plural] | Bantus [plural]

First use: Mid-19th century

Origin: In some Bantu languages the plural of -ntu "person"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861698564​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

lilangeni

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lilangeni"

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

the Free Dictionary:

lilangeni

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "lilangeni"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "lilangeni"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "lilangeni" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/lilangeni

Google Dictionary:

lilangeni | emalangeni [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "lilangeni"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=lilangeni

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

lilangeni

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lilangeni"

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

YourDictionary Audio:

lilangeni

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

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lilangeni

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