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ouguiya

Syllabification: ou·gui·ya
Pronunciation: /o͞oˈɡēə
 
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(also ougiya)

Definition of ouguiya in English:

noun

The basic monetary unit of Mauritania, equal to five khoums.

Origin

via French from Mauritanian Arabic, from Arabic 'ūḳiyya, from Greek ounkia, from Latin uncia 'ounce'.

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