Definition of toea in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊeɪə

noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to one hundredth of a kina.
More example sentences
  • Men at the plant were paid an hourly rate of 80 toea and women 64 toea.
  • The Kina replaced the Australian Dollar and the toea replaced the Australian cent.
  • A lottery determined by the Commissioner-General to be a foreign lottery is 50 toea per ticket.


Motu, literally 'cone-shaped shell'.

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