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ringgit

[ ring-git ]
/ ˈrɪŋ gɪt /
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noun

a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Malaysia, equal to 100 sen.

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Also called dollar.

Origin of ringgit

First recorded in 1965–70, ringgit is from the Malay word riŋgit literally, serrated, milled
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ringgit
/ (ˈrɪŋɡɪt) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Malaysia, divided into 100 sen

Word Origin for ringgit

from Malay
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