There are 2 definitions of kina in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkiːnə
 
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noun (plural same)

The basic monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, equal to 100 toea.
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  • 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.

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There are 2 definitions of kina in English:

kina2

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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
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  • What is going on in the aquaculture industry is truly amazing, as is the way in which we are able to farm fish - that is, both fin fish and shellfish: mussels, kina, paua, and so on.
  • The rocks there abound with crayfish, paua, mussels, kina, maomao and snapper.
  • A short wade out to sea, the bottom plates, remnants of the ship's engines and boiler lie collapsed upon themselves, home to kina and the occasional crayfish.

Origin

Maori.

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