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Syllabification: ki·na
Pronunciation: /ˈkēnə
 
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noun (plural same)

The basic monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 100 toea.
Example sentences
  • The kina plunged to 29.5 US cents in early January, the lowest level in the past two years and close to its all-time low.
  • This month the local currency, the kina, fell to a two-year low of 29 US cents.
  • As part of his budget cuts, the government is expected to remove a 150 million kina educational subsidy that lowered school fees, introduced by the Morauta government in a last-ditch effort to shore up its electoral chances.

Origin

Papuan.

Words that rhyme with kina

Adelina, Angelina, arena, Argentina, ballerina, Ballymena, Bettina, Bukovina, Burkina, cantina, Cartagena, casuarina, catena, Christina, cleaner, concertina, congener, contravener, convener, Cortina, demeanour (US demeanor), deus ex machina, duodena, Edwina, Ena, farina, Filipina, galena, Georgina, Gina, gleaner, hyena, Ina, intervener, kachina, Magdalena, marina, Martina, Medina, Messalina, Messina, misdemeanour (US misdemeanor), Nina, novena, ocarina, Palestrina, Pasadena, Philomena, piscina, retsina, Rowena, Sabrina, scarlatina, screener, Selina, semolina, Seraphina, Serena, Sheena, signorina, sonatina, subpoena, Taormina, tsarina, verbena, vina, weaner, wiener, Wilhelmina, Zena

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Pronunciation: /ˈkiːnə/

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noun (plural same)

An edible sea urchin occurring on New Zealand coasts.
  • Evechinus chloroticus, class Echinoidea

Origin

Maori.

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