Definition of toea in English:

toea

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊeɪə
 
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noun (plural same)

  • A monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to one hundredth of a kina.
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    • 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.

Origin

Motu, literally 'cone-shaped shell'.

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