[ pen-ee ]
/ ˈpɛn i /
noun, plural pen·ni·a [pen-ee-uh], /ˈpɛn i ə/, pen·nis.
an aluminum coin of Finland until the euro was adopted, one 100th of a markka.
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Origin of penni
First recorded in 1890–95; from Finnish, from Low German pennigpenny
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/ (ˈpɛnɪ) /
noun plural -niä (-nɪə) or -nis
a former Finnish monetary unit worth one hundredth of a markka
Word Origin for penni
Finnish, from Low German pennig penny
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