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halier

Line breaks: hal¦ier
Pronunciation: /ˈhaljɛː
 
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Definition of halier in English:

noun (plural same or haliers)

A former monetary unit of Slovakia, equal to one hundredth of a koruna.
Example sentences
  • After the singing, mother went out to present them with apples, nuts, a kolace and a halier or two.
  • Now, the 1 and 2 crown coins will have to substitute the role of haliers and the currency will just go down deeper and deeper.
  • If we were to look at the function of haliers strictly from the point of view of profit, we would have to decommission these too.

Origin

Slovak; compare with haler.

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