درهم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭦𐭥𐭦𐭭(drahm), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ).

Noun[edit]

دِرْهَم (dirhamm (plural دَرَاهِم(darāhim))

  1. dirham

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Via Andalusian Arabic:

Via a Wanderwort from the plural دَرَاهِم(darāhim):

  • Chichewa: ndalama (money)
  • Shona: ndarama (precious metal)
  • Tsonga: ndzalama (gem)
  • Tswana: talama (button)
  • Tumbuka: ndalama (money)

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