monēta

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: moneta and monētā

Latvian[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 Monēta on Latvian Wikipedia

Wikipedia lv

Monētas

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages (cf. Russian монета ‎(monéta)), ultimately a borrowing from Latin monēta ‎(mint; money, coinage), from Moneta, one of the surnames of the goddess Juno, in whose temple money was coined.

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

monēta f (4th declension)

  1. coin (a piece of currency, usually metallic and circular)
    sudraba, zelta monēta — silver, gold coin
    monētu kolekcijacoin collection
    Cēsīs atrastās arābu un bizantiešu 1. gadsimta monētas stāsta par dzīvu tirdzniecību tajā laikā — the 1st-century Arab and Byzantine coins found in Cēsis tells (us) about the blooming trade in those times
    meitenes pirktsi ilgi un drudžaini meklēja maciņā sīknaudu; dažas monētas izkrita un aizripoja pa ietvi — the girl's fingers searched frantically and long for change; a few coins fell on the sidewalk and rolled away

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]