shilingi

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swahili shilingi, from English shilling.

NounEdit

shilingi (plural shilingi)

  1. A unit of currency in East Africa, currently only in use by Tanzania, and divided into 100 senti.

SwahiliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English shilling.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

shilingi (n class, plural shilingi)

  1. shilingi (currency formerly used across East Africa, now only in Tanzania)
  2. shilling (former British unit of currency)
  3. (by extension, chiefly Tanzania) money
    Synonym: pesa
  4. (Kenya) scalp ringworm
    Synonym: (Tanzania) punye