likuta
noun (plural makuta) Etymology: ultimately from Kongo dikuta (plural makuta) palm-leaf cloth bundle used as currency, from -kuta to gather, bundle Date: 1967 a former monetary unit equal to 1/100 zaire

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  • likuta — [lē ko͞o′tä] n. pl. makuta [mäko͞o′tä] a monetary unit of Democratic Republic of the Congo, equal to 1/ 100 of a zaire …   English World dictionary

  • Likuta — Zaïre war von 1967 bis 1993 die Währung der Demokratischen Republik Kongo (zwischen 1971 und 1997 hieß das Land Zaïre). Von 1993 bis 1997 hieß die Landeswährung Neuer Zaïre (frz. Nouveau Zaïre). Zaïre 1967–1993 10 Makuta Münze (1975) mit Porträt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • likuta — /li kooh teuh/, n., pl. makuta /mah kooh teuh/. a paper money, aluminum coin, and monetary unit of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the 100th part of a zaire. * * * …   Universalium

  • likuta — noun A former unit of currency, one hundredth of a zaïre …   Wiktionary

  • likuta — li·ku·ta …   English syllables

  • likuta — li•ku•ta [[t]lɪˈku tə[/t]] n. pl. ma•ku•ta [[t]mɑˈku tə[/t]] num a monetary unit of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, equal to 1/100 of the zaire …   From formal English to slang

  • likuta — noun 100 makuta equal 1 zaire in Zaire • Hypernyms: ↑Zairese monetary unit • Part Holonyms: ↑zaire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zaire — This article is about the history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1965 and 1997. For the modern country, see Democratic Republic of the Congo. For other uses, see Zaire (disambiguation). Republic of Zaire¹ République du Zaïre… …   Wikipedia

  • Zairean zaire — Infobox Currency currency name in local = zaïre fr icon image 1 = 1000000zaz.jpg image title 1 = Front 1992 image 2 = 1000000zaz2.jpg image title 2 = Back 1992 iso code = using countries = Zaire subunit ratio 1 = 1/100 subunit ratio 2 = 1/10,000… …   Wikipedia

  • Neuer Zaire — Zaïre war von 1967 bis 1993 die Währung der Demokratischen Republik Kongo (zwischen 1971 und 1997 hieß das Land Zaïre). Von 1993 bis 1997 hieß die Landeswährung Neuer Zaïre (frz. Nouveau Zaïre). Zaïre 1967–1993 10 Makuta Münze (1975) mit Porträt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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