shilingi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Swahili shilingi, from English shilling.

Noun[edit]

shilingi (plural shilingi)

  1. A unit of currency in East Africa, currently only in use by Tanzania, and divided into 100 senti.

Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English shilling.

Noun[edit]

shilingi (n class, plural shilingi)

  1. shilingi (currency formerly used across East Africa, now only in Tanzania)
  2. shilling (former British unit of currency)
  3. money

Synonyms[edit]