pesewa
noun Etymology: Twi pέsεwa, literally, penny, penny's worth of gold dust Date: 1965 — see cedi at money table

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  • Pesewa — Münzen aus den 70er und 90er Jahren, größte Münze 3 cm Durchmesser Pesewa ist seit 1965 die kleinste offizielle Währungseinheit des westafrikanischen Staates Ghana. 100 Pesewas ergeben einen Cedi. 1965 wurde das nicht dezimale Ghanaische Pfund… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pesewa — PESÉWA s.f. Monedă divizionară în Ghana, a suta parte dintr un cedi. (cf. engl. pesewa < akan (cf. et. cedi) pésewabo = sămânţă de culoare albastru închis a unei plante, întrebuinţată în trecut drept cea mai mică unitate de măsură a greutăţii… …   Dicționar Român

  • pesewa — [pes′ə wä΄] n. pl. pesewas or pesewa a monetary unit of Ghana, equal to 1/ 100 of a cedi …   English World dictionary

  • pesewa — /pay say wah/, n., pl. pesewa, pesewas. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Ghana, the 100th part of a cedi. * * * …   Universalium

  • pesewa — noun /pəˈseɪwə/ In the currency of Ghana, one hundredth of a cedi …   Wiktionary

  • Pesewa — Pesẹwa   die, / s, Abkürzung p, kleine Währungseinheit von Ghana, 100 Pesewas = 1 Cedi …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pesewa — [pɛ si:wə] noun a monetary unit of Ghana, equal to one hundredth of a cedi. Origin Akan, lit. penny …   English new terms dictionary

  • pesewa — A monetary unit of Ghana, worth one hundredth of a cedi …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • pesewa — pe·se·wa …   English syllables

  • pesewa — pe•se•wa [[t]peɪˈseɪ wɑ[/t]] n. pl. wa, was num a monetary unit of Ghana, equal to 1/100 of the cedi …   From formal English to slang

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