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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛi̯fjə/
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  • Hyphenation: vijf‧je


vijfje n (plural vijfjes)

  1. Diminutive of vijf
  2. A coin or bank note with the denomination of 5 monetary units:
    1. (Netherlands) A 5 guilder coin, issued from 1988 until 2001. [from late 20th c.]
    2. (Netherlands) A 5 guilder bank note. [from second half 20th c.]
    3. A 5 euro bank note, issued from 2002. [from early 21st c.]
  3. (obsolete, Netherlands) A coin with the denomination of 25 guilder cents. [19th - early 20th c.]
    Synonyms: heitje, kwartje

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