riksdaler

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Swedish

Noun[edit]

riksdaler (plural riksdalers)

  1. A unit of currency that was used in Sweden between 1777 and 1873.

See also[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia sv

Etymology[edit]

rike +‎ daler, used in Swedish since 1577 to describe the German currency.

Noun[edit]

riksdaler c

  1. an older currency unit, in Germany from 1566, later adopted in Sweden, official between 1777 and 1873 (abbreviated Rdr)
    Spara på styfvern, riksdalern sparar sig sjelf.
    Save the penny, the dollar will save itself.
  2. (colloquial) krona, crown; the current Swedish currency unit

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ riksdaler in Svenska Akademiens Ordlista över svenska språket (13th ed., online)