pengö

[ peng-gœ ]
/ ˈpɛŋˌgœ /

noun, plural pen·gö, pen·gös [peng-gœz]. /ˈpɛŋˌgœz/.

a former silver coin and monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér: replaced by the forint in 1946.

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Origin of pengö

1925–30; <Hungarian: literally, sounding; present participle of pengeni to sound, jingle
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British Dictionary definitions for pengö

pengö
/ (ˈpɛŋɡɜː) /

noun plural -gös

(formerly) the standard monetary unit of Hungary, replaced by the forint in 1946

Word Origin for pengö

from Hungarian, from pengeni to sound
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