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Meaning of "dalasi" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DALASI

From a Gambian native name.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DALASI

dalasi  [dəˈlɑːsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DALASI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dalasi is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DALASI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dalasi

Gambian dalasi

The dalasi is the currency of the Gambia. It is subdivided into 100 bututs. The dalasi was adopted in 1971. It replaced the Gambian pound at a rate of 1 pound = 5 dalasi, i.e., 1 dalasi = 0.2 pound = 4 shillings.

Definition of dalasi in the English dictionary

The definition of dalasi in the dictionary is the standard monetary unit of The Gambia, divided into 100 bututs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DALASI


Adivasi
ˈɑːdɪˌvɑːsɪ
arsey
ˈɑːsɪ
arsy
ˈɑːsɪ
brassy
ˈbrɑːsɪ
chaprassi
tʃʌˈprɑːsɪ
classy
ˈklɑːsɪ
darcy
ˈdɑːsɪ
farcy
ˈfɑːsɪ
glassy
ˈɡlɑːsɪ
grassy
ˈɡrɑːsɪ
Likasi
lɪˈkɑːsɪ
sanyasi
sʌnˈjɑːsɪ
unclassy
ʌnˈklɑːsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DALASI

dal
dal segno
Daladier
Dalai Lama
dalapon
dale
daled
daledh
Dalek
Dales
dalesman
dalesmen
daleth
Dalglish
dalgyte

WORDS THAT END LIKE DALASI

bassi
Bengasi
Brindisi
desi
Farsi
Hsi
Judah ha-Nasi
Kumasi
nisi
Ossi
Pegasi
psi
quasi
sannyasi
sensi
si
Stasi
Sulawesi
Tbilisi
Varanasi

Synonyms and antonyms of dalasi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dalasi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DALASI

Find out the translation of dalasi to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dalasi from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dalasi» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

达拉斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Dalasi
570 millions of speakers

English

dalasi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Dalasi
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جامبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

даласи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dalasi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডালাসি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dalasi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dalasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dalasi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ダラシ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dalasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Dalasi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

dalasi
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दलासी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dalasi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dalasi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dalasi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Далас
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Dalasi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νταλάζι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Dalasi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dalasi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dalasi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dalasi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DALASI»

The term «dalasi» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.557 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DALASI» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dalasi

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DALASI»

Discover the use of dalasi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dalasi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Gambia & Senegal
Currency The Gambia's unit of currency is the dalasi (pronounced da-la-see). This is abbreviated to D or d, and is written before or after the numbers. Throughout this book, we have put it before, eg D200. The dalasi is not fixed and floats ...
Andrew Burke, 2002
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Africa South of the Sahara 2003
Finance. * Excluding grants received (million dalasi): 53.0 in 1997; 88.5 in 1998; 65.8 in 1999. t Estimates. t Preliminary figures. § Excluding lending minus repayments (million dalasi): -20.9 in 1997; -31.2 in 1998; -29.8 in 1999. 11 Including ...
Eur, 2002
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African Statistical Yearbook, 2006
Government revenues - Recettes de l'Etat (Year ending 31 December - Année finissant le 31 décembre) GAMBIA DALASI (MILLIONS) Total expenditure Current expenditure Capital expenditure GAMBIA DALASI ( MILLIONS) Total external ...
United Nations Economics Commission for, 2008
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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2007
The maximum monthly earnings for contribution purposes are 1 ,500 dalasi. Government: None; contributes as an employer for civil servants. Qualifying Conditions Work injury benefits: There is no minimum qualifying period, but the incapacity ...
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics
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Africa South of the Sahara 2004
Finance. CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATES Monetary Units 100 butut = 1 dalasi (D) Sterling, Dollar and Euro Equivalents (31 March 2003) £1 sterling = 41.074 dalasi US $1 = 26.001 dalasi €1 ...
Europa Publications, 2003
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De Jure Versus de Facto Exchange Rate Regimes in Sub-Saharan ...
Figure 9 compares the actual dalasi-dollar exchange rate with an alternative hypothetical dalasi-dollar exchange rate based on a basket with weights of 73 percent on the euro, 19 percent on the dollar, and 8 percent on the pound (the fourth ...
Slavi T. Slavov, International Monetary Fund Staff, 2011
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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2013
Source of Funds Insured person: None. Self-employed person: Not applicable. Employer: 1% of covered payroll. The maximum monthly earnings used to calculate contributions are 1,500 dalasi. Government: None; contributes as an employer ...
Social Security Administration (U S ), 2013
8
DELAYED DEMOCRACY:HOW PRESS FREEDOM COLLAPSED IN GAMBIA: A ...
70 of 1996), to a fine of one hundred thousand (100,000) dalasi for failure to comply with the requirements of the bond, and ten thousand (10,000) dalasi for contravening any other provision of the act. In defiance of the negative outcry from the ...
Alagi Jallow, 2013
9
Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2011
Source of Funds Insured person: None. Self-employed person: Not applicable. Employer: 1% of covered payroll. The maximum monthly earnings used to calculate contributions are 1,500 dalasi. Government: None; contributes as an employer ...
Social Security Administration (U S ), Social Security Administration, Office o, 2011
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The Europa World Year Book 2003
CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATES Monetary Units 100 butut = 1 dalasi (D) Sterling, Dollar and Euro Equivalents (28 June 2002) £1 sterling = 29.411 dalasi US $1 = 19.135 dalasi £1 = 19.087 dalasi 1,000 dalasi = £34.00 = $52.26 ...
Taylor & Francis Group, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DALASI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dalasi is used in the context of the following news items.
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Creating “greener pastures”: Tackling the migrant crisis
In the end, it was a contribution of 7,000 Gambian Dalasi (about £114) from his poverty-stricken mother – an expense she could hardly afford ... «SOS Children, Jul 15»
2
Bantaba With Alagie Mbaye, Award Winning Griot
When I start my music school called Maalis Music School, I graduated many musicians both home and abroad however, the million dalasi ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
3
Agriculture & Development - Turkish Foundation Donates Food Aid …
According to the Secretary General of CHRO, these years the donated items had reduced due to the exchange rate of the dalasi, but ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
4
Breaking News: STATE SECRET: JAMMEH'S KANILAI …
The Gunjur mosque project cost D10 million dalasi. It is on the verge of completion. This is one of the most luxurious mosques ever built in The ... «Freedom Newspaper, Jun 15»
5
Torchlight With Michael Scales: Another Unfortunate Development
The driver had taken the fare and he explained I was his only client that day and that he needed the 50 Dalasi fare Mscales to buy medication ... «Jollofnews, Jun 15»
6
Gee to Quit Music
These are the people I can never repay all, even if I gave you all Billion Dalasi each. We stopped working with each other a long time ago n ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
7
Gambian leader accused of pricing rivals out of polls
The government has announced plans to charge candidates one million dalasi (US$25,000; 23,000 euros) to run in any future campaigns ... «The Sun Daily, Jun 15»
8
Money-Cracy Vs Democracy
To add insult to injury, National Assembly members receive basic salary of 6045 Dalasi per month, yet the amendment intends to impose a ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
9
Strangulating the Economy With Political Decisions
The executive has decided to impose controls on the value of the Gambian dalasi which is restricting the sale of foreign currencies, the inflow of ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
10
Amadou Samba gives D500,000 to West Coast Region
... West Coast Region, a leading Gambian businessman and supporter of the APRC, Amadou Samba, pledged a half-a-million Dalasi gift to the ... «Daily Observer, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dalasi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dalasi>. Jul 2020 ».
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