drachma

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmē, a drachma), from δράσσομαι (drassomai, to grasp, seize)

Noun[edit]

drachma (plural drachmas or drachmae or drachmai)

  1. The currency of Greece from ancient times until 2001, with the symbol , since replaced by the euro.
  2. A coin worth one drachma.
  3. An Ancient Greek weight of about 66.5 grains.
  4. A later Greek weight equal to a gram.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmē).

Noun[edit]

drachma f (genitive drachmae); first declension

  1. drachma (Ancient Greek coin, one hundredth of a mina)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative drachma drachmae
genitive drachmae drachmārum
dative drachmae drachmīs
accusative drachmam drachmās
ablative drachmā drachmīs
vocative drachma drachmae