monēta

See also: moneta, Moneta, and monētā

LatvianEdit

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Monētas

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages (cf. Russian моне́та (monéta)), ultimately borrowed from Latin monēta (mint; money, coinage), from Monēta, one of the surnames of the goddess Juno, in whose temple money was coined.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

monēta f (4th declension)

  1. coin (a piece of currency, usually metallic and circular)
    sudraba, zelta monētasilver, gold coin
    monētu kolekcijacoin collection
    Cēsīs atrastās arābu un bizantiešu 1. gadsimta monētas stāsta par dzīvu tirdzniecību tajā laikāthe 1st-century Arab and Byzantine coins found in Cēsis tells (us) about the blooming trade in those times
    meitenes pirktsi ilgi un drudžaini meklēja maciņā sīknaudu; dažas monētas izkrita un aizripoja pa ietvithe girl's fingers searched frantically and long for change; a few coins fell on the sidewalk and rolled away

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