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Meaning of "ouguiya" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUGUIYA

ouguiya  [uːˈɡiːjə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUGUIYA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ouguiya 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 OUGUIYA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mauritanian ouguiya

The ouguiya, also spelt "ougiya", is the currency of Mauritania. It is the only circulating currency other than the Malagasy ariary whose division units are not based on a power of ten, each ouguiya comprising five khoums. The ouguiya was introduced in 1973, replacing the CFA franc at a rate of 1 ouguiya = 5 francs.

Definition of ouguiya in the English dictionary

The definition of ouguiya in the dictionary is the standard monetary unit of Mauritania, divided into 5 khoums.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUGUIYA


Ahmadiyah
ˌɑːməˈdiːjə
Ahmadiyyah
ˌaməˈdiːjə
Antakiya
ˌæntɑːˈkiːjə
Bharatiya
ˈbɑːrəˌtiːjə
candelilla
ˌkændəˈliːjə
jambiya
dʒæmˈbiːjə
kaffiyeh
kæˈfiːjə
keffiyeh
kɛˈfiːjə
kufiyah
kʊˈfiːjə
Rossiya
raˈsiːjə
sopaipilla
ˌsɒpaɪˈpiːjə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUGUIYA

oubit
oubliette
ouch
oud
Oudh
Oudry
Ouessant
ought
oughtn´t
oughtness
Ouida
Ouija board
ouistiti
Oujda
Oulu
ouma
ounce
oundy
OUP
oupa

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUGUIYA

aliya
Antalya
dahabiya
Gaya
guberniya
hiya
hoya
jamahiriya
Jaya
Kenya
Kshatriya
Libya
maya
Nishinomiya
Oriya
playa
Sofiya
sokaiya
Surabaya
ya

Synonyms and antonyms of ouguiya in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ouguiya» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUGUIYA

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

Translator English - Chinese

乌吉亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ouguiya
570 millions of speakers

English

ouguiya
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ouguiya
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوقية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

угия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ouguiya
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওউগুইয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ouguiya
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ouguiya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ouguiya
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ouguiya
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ouguiya
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ouguiya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ouguiya
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒகுய்யா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओगुइया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ouguiyası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ouguiya
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ouguiya
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

угія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ouguiya
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ouguiya
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ouguiya
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ouguiya
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ouguiya
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ouguiya

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUGUIYA»

The term «ouguiya» is very widely used and occupies the 9.522 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUGUIYA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUGUIYA»

Discover the use of ouguiya in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ouguiya and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, ...
ouguiya ($32 to $56), and old barrels are about 600 ouguiya ($3) each. Total outlay is, at most, 66,000 ouguiya ($350), and the returns are very good indeed. On average Bilal brings home 800 ouguiya ($4.25) every day, as do the other three ...
Kevin Bales, 2004
2
Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy
ouguiya ($32 to $56), and old barrels are about 600 ouguiya ($3) each. Total outlay is, at most, 66,000 ouguiya ($350), and the returns are very good indeed. On average Bilal brings home 800 ouguiya ($4.25) every day, as do the other three ...
Kevin Bales, 1999
3
2012 Standard Catalog of World Coins - 1901-2000
On June 28, 1973, in a move designed to emphasize its nonalignment with France, Mauritania converted its currency from the old French-supported C.F.A. franc unit to a new unit called the Ouguiya. MONETARY SYSTEM 5 Khoums = 1 ...
George S. Cuhaj, Thomas Michael, 2011
4
Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange ...
Exchange Arrangement The currency of Mauritania is the Mauritanian ouguiya. The de jure exchange rate arrangement is floating. The ouguiya was previously de facto pegged to the dollar, at an exchange rate of UM 268.6 per dollar. The new ...
International Monetary Fund, 2010
5
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money: Modern Issues 1961 - ...
On June 28, 1973, in a move designed to emphasize its non-alignment with France, Mauritania converted its currency from the old French-supported CFA franc unit to a new unit called the Ouguiya. MONETARY SYSTEM: 1 Ouguiya = 5  ...
George S. Cuhaj, 2011
6
Collecting World Coins: Circulating Issues 1901 - Present
On June 28, 1973, in a move designed to emphasize its nonalignmentwith France, Mauritania converted its currencyfrom the old French-supported C.F.A. franc unit to a new unit called the Ouguiya. MONETARY SYSTEM 5 Khoums = 1 ...
Thomas Michael, Colin R. Bruce, II, George Cuhaj, 2008
7
Global Restructuring and Peripheral States: The Carrot and ...
The value of the Mauritanian currency (the ouguiya) is determined in relation to a basket of currencies— on top of which is the U.S. dollar— but under obligations of Article IV, l(iii) of the Second Amendment of the Articles of Agreement of the ...
Mohameden Ould-Mey, 1996
8
Collecting World Coins, 1901-Present
... 2.00 4.00 5.50 Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU KM# 4a 10 OUGUIYA 5.8000 g., Nickel Plated Steel, 24.5 mm. Obv: National emblem divides date above value Obv. Leg.: BANQUE CENTRALE DE MAURITANIE Rev: Crescent and star divides ...
George S. Cuhaj, 2013
9
African Statistical Yearbook 2001: North Africa
FORElGN TRADE - COMMERCE EXTERlEUR (Continued - Suit«) 31 . lmports by SlTC sections (continued) - lmportations selon les sections de la CTCl (suite) Million ouguiya - Millions Jougujya 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998  ...
United Nations, United Nations Publications, 2004
10
2012 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001 to Date
KM# 4 10 OUGUIYA 6.0000 g., Copper-Nickel, 25 mm. Obv: National emblem divides date above value Obv. Legend: BANQUE CENTRALE DE MAURITANIE Rev: Crescent and star divide sprigs below value within circle Edge: Reeded Date ...
George S. Cuhaj, Thomas Michael, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUGUIYA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ouguiya is used in the context of the following news items.
1
In Mauritania, a Black Market in Books Plagues Education
The price of a single book can be as much as around 3,000 Mauritanian Ouguiya, the local currency, or $10.32—much more than previous ... «Al-Fanar Media, Feb 15»
2
February 15, 1971: All change as Britain switches to decimal currency
Its 12-sided design harks back to the threepenny bit, which disappeared with decimalisation. The Mauritanian ouguiya and Madagascar's ariary ... «BT.com, Feb 15»
3
Mauritania launches 1000 Ouguiya note on Guardian®
The new 1000 Ouguiya banknotes and the old, have similar cultural graphics. These include intricate patterns and text elements, with Arabic on ... «Medafrica Times, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ouguiya [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ouguiya>. Nov 2020 ».
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