grzywna

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

grzywna (plural grzywnas or grzywny)

  1. (historical) A medieval measure of weight, mainly for silver, formerly used in Central and Eastern Europe.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Ukrainian гривня (hryvnja).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grzywna f

  1. fine (payment for breaking the law)

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