Definition of ngultrum in English:

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ngultrum

Pronunciation: /əNGˈɡəltrəm/

noun (plural same)

The basic monetary unit of Bhutan, equal to 100 chetrum.
Example sentences
  • With an annual membership fee of 6,000 ngultrum, roughly $130, Bhutan's golfers are mostly limited to the upper echelons of society - government officials and diplomats, plus a few stray Japanese tourists.
  • The ngultrum is a non-convertible currency except with India due to the exchange peg.
  • The ngultrum is on par with the Indian Rupee (both the Nu and Indian Rupee can be used in Bhutan).

Origin

Dzongkha.

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Syllabification: ngul·trum

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