Dollar

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See also: dollar and dollár

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic Dolair (in Scotland)

Proper noun[edit]

Dollar

  1. a small town in Clackmannanshire council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NS9698)
  2. an unincorporated community in Coosa County, Alabama, USA.
  3. a former community in Ontario, Canada, now part of the city of Markham.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English dollar, from early modern Dutch daler (contemporary daalder), from Middle Low German daler, from early modern German Taler.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔlaʁ/, [ˈdɔlaʁ], [ˈdɔlaɐ̯] (prescriptive standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔlɐ/ (at least equally common)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: doller (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Dollar m (genitive Dollar or Dollars, plural Dollar or Dollars)

  1. dollar

Usage notes[edit]

  • The unchanged plural is used in all contexts. The plural Dollars is used alternatively when referring to dollar notes. It might also be used otherwise, referring to an amount of money, but this is rare and considered nonstandard.

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