Definition of ringgit in English:

ringgit

Syllabification: ring·git
Pronunciation: /ˈriNGgit
 
/

noun (plural same or ringgits)

  • The basic monetary unit of Malaysia, equivalent to 100 hundred sen.
    More example sentences
    • Malaysia's currency unit is the ringgit, which is also called the Malaysian dollar.
    • A total of 1,300 baht and 300 Malaysian ringgits were stolen, along with the other items.
    • The US dollar and currencies pegged to the US dollar - like the ringgit - appear to carry the greatest weight.

Origin

Malay.

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