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naira Syllabification: nai·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈnīrə/

Definition of naira in English:


The basic monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo.
Example sentences
  • The dollar mustered a 0.6% gain against the Nigerian naira and 0.9% rise versus the Uruguay peso, and that was about it.
  • The Nigerian naira also remains steady despite the strike.
  • The Nigerian naira recorded its first appreciation of the week, gaining ground against the dollar.


Contraction of Nigeria.

Words that rhyme with naira

Beira, Fujairah, Hegira, Lyra, Myra, palmyra, spirogyra
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