[ kwahr-chuh, -tyuh ]
/ ˈkwɑr tʃə, -tyə /


a silver 25-cent piece of the Netherlands.

Origin of kwartje

< Dutch < Latin quartārius; see quarter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kwartje

  • A kwartje is a small silver coin worth one quarter of a guilder, or 10 cents in American currency.

    Hans Brinker|Mary Mapes Dodge