ouguiya
noun (plural ouguiya) Etymology: Arabic dialect ūgīya, from Arabic ūqīya, literally, ounce Date: 1973 — see money table

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  • Ouguiya — – ‏أوقية‎ Staat: Mauretanien Unterteilung: 5 Khoums (‏خمس‎) ISO 4217 Code: MRO Abkürzung: UM Wechse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ouguiya — ● ouguiya nom masculin Unité monétaire principale de la Mauritanie. ouguiya n. f. Unité monétaire de la Mauritanie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ouguiya —   [ugi ja], Abkürzung UM, Währungseinheit von Mauretanien, 1 Ouguiya = 5 Khoums (KH) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ouguiya — [o͞o gē′ä] n. pl. ouguiya [< Ar ūqīya, a unit of counting] the basic monetary unit of Mauritania: see the table of monetary units in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • Ouguiya — Pour les articles homonymes, voir MRO. Nouveau billet de mille ouguiya (recto verso) L’ouguiya (nom de genre masculin en français ; …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ouguiya — /ooh gee yeuh/, n., pl. ouguiya, ouguiyas. a cupronickel aluminum coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Mauritania, equal to five khoums. [1970 75; < F < dial. Ar ugiya, akin to Ar uqiyah lit., ounce; see OKA1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ouguiya — {{#}}{{LM O44979}}{{〓}} {{[}}ouguiya{{]}} ‹ou·gui·ya› (también {{◎}}uguiya{{ ̄}}) {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Unidad monetaria mauritana. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [uguíya] …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • ouguiya — noun The currency of Mauritania, divided into five khoums …   Wiktionary

  • ouguiya — n. unit of currency of Mauritania ( republic in northwestern Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ouguiya — [u: gi:jə] (also ougiya) noun the basic monetary unit of Mauritania, equal to five khoums. Origin via Fr. from Mauritanian Arab., from Arab. ūḳiyya, from Gk ounkia, from L. uncia ounce …   English new terms dictionary

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