rijal

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

In effect July 1st 2005, two former spellings, both denoting various currencies were consolidated into this one by the Norwegian language authorities.[1] The new spelling was also was the standardized form of the Omani currency, which up until that point had not been standardized.[1] Formerly,

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِيَال(riyāl) and Persian ریال(riyâl), both borrows from Spanish real, ultimately from Latin rēgālis (royal). Doublet of real, the Brazilian currency.[2]

Noun[edit]

rijal m (definite singular rijalen, indefinite plural rijaler, definite plural rijalene)

  1. (numismatics) riyal, rial; official currencies of Iran and various Arabian countries (Yemen, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia).

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural indefinite form rijal may be used only when denoting amounts, making it a sort of counting form. For other purposes, the indefinite plural rijaler should be used.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rettskrivningsendringer fra 1. juli 2005 Fastsatt ved brev fra Kultur- og kirkedepartementet 16. februar 2005 [Spelling changes from July 1st 2005, as ordered by the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs February 16th 2005.] (in Norwegian), p. 38
  2. ^ “rijal” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

In effect July 1st 2005, two former spellings, both denoting various currencies were consolidated into this one by the Norwegian language authorities.[1] The new spelling was also was the standardized form of the Omani currency, which up until that point had not been standardized.[1] Formerly,

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِيَال(riyāl) and Persian ریال(riyâl), both borrows from Spanish real, ultimately from Latin rēgālis (royal). Doublet of real, the Brazilian currency.[2]

Noun[edit]

rijal m (definite singular rijalen, indefinite plural rijalar, definite plural rijalane)

  1. (numismatics) riyal, rial; official currencies of Iran and various Arabian countries (Yemen, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia).

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural indefinite form rijal may be used only when denoting amounts, making it a sort of counting form. For other purposes, the indefinite plural rijalar should be used.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rettskrivningsendringer fra 1. juli 2005 Fastsatt ved brev fra Kultur- og kirkedepartementet 16. februar 2005 [Spelling changes from July 1st 2005, as ordered by the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs February 16th 2005.] (in Norwegian), p. 38
  2. ^ “rijal” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.