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EtymologyEdit

Etymology uncertain. Originally Bargoens.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pun/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: poen
  • Rhymes: -un

NounEdit

poen f or n (plural poenen, diminutive poentje n)

  1. (informal) money
    • 1955, Jean Senn, "Poen", performed by Wim Sonneveld.
      Poen, poen, poen, poen. / De een zegt geld, de ander money, maar wij zeggen poen.
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    Synonyms: doekoe, geld

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