dinar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Algeria
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Libya
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Tunisia
    • n dinar the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia
    • n dinar 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dinar A petty money of accounts of Persia; 100 dinars consituted a rial.
    • Dinar An ancient gold coin of the East, issued by various Islamic countries.
    • Dinar the unit of currency of Yugoslavia. One dinar equals 100 paras. Abbreviated Din.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dinar The name of a gold coin issued by the califs of Damascus: it was also applied to the gold coins of various Arab dynasties, and was the generic name of Arab gold coins. The original weight of the dinar was 65.4 grains troy. The word is also, incorrectly, used to mean the weight of a mitcal (which see).
    • n dinar A money of account in Persia, equal to one ten thousandth of the tuman.
    • n dinar A current silver coin of Servia, equal to 100 paras or about 20 United States cents.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dinar dē-när′ an ancient Arab gold coin of 65 grains weight.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ar. dīnār, from Gr. dhna`rion, fr. L. denarius,. See Denier
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. denarius.

Usage

In literature:

I ransomed my bedfellow so no one could wipe his hands on her bosom; a thousand dinars it cost me, too.
"The Satyricon, Vol. 2 (The Dinner of Trimalchio)" by Petronius Arbiter
I ransomed my bedfellow so no one could wipe his hands on her bosom; a thousand dinars it cost me, too.
"The Satyricon, Complete" by Petronius Arbiter
And yet not a single dinar of your taxes finds its way into my own coffers.
"The Bride of the Nile, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Hence he is forced to give the merchant 100 dinars for bringing in a false suit.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
The Chinese ships pay here a thousand drams for duties, whereas others pay only from one dinar to ten.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
DINARIC ALPS, a range of the Eastern Alps in Austria, runs SE.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
I had a good look at it, and on each coin was the mystic inscription, 'DIHAP,' which is pronounced 'dinar.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 17, 1920" by Various
Now I will give you ten dinars to go to another place.
"Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers" by W. A. Clouston
The ranges of mountains which intersect the greater part of the province are a portion of the Dinaric Alps.
"Herzegovina" by George Arbuthnot
Pardon ze roughness, but consider, no dinare, an' I been on deck seek hour; no sleep, no eat, only work.
"Gordon Craig" by Randall Parrish
Dinar-zade, having awakened about an hour before day, did what her sister had ordered her.
"The Arabian Nights Entertainments" by Anonymous
Amar-bin-Dinar, 134, 135, 136.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
To my great mortification they gave me not a single dinar.
"The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Morier
The King of Montenegro kept the dinars and paid his officers in paper money.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1" by Henry Baerlein
The Dinaric Alps surround it from Monte Maggiore, and the Liburnian Karst to the Velebits.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
The southern ranges revert again to the northwest to southeast trend lines characteristic of the Dinaric Alps.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
Shall win my thousand dinars and no more.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Crumpled inside was a wad of Yemeni dinars, and a crinkled ID card in German.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Better known is the Kerka, which rises in the Dinaric Alps and flows south-westward to the Adriatic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
He emptied out the remainder of the oil and behold, the bottom was full of golden dinars.
"Black Tales for White Children" by C. H. Stigand
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In news:

The Iraqi dinar is worth nearly five times what it was when the year began.
A customer counts Iraqi dinars at a money changer in Baghdad ( Saad Shalash Reuters, REUTERS / November 15, 2012 ).
"It's not a question of if, but when Iraq revalues its currency," said the Las Vegas-based Scarpa, who keeps dinars in his retirement account.
Merchants loaned court newcomers the dinars to purchase animals, camels and other goods to present to the sultan.
But now, taking account of the dinar 's total rise over the past month, the payment, which used to equal 40,000 dinars , is now worth about half that much.
US investors latch onto Iraqi dinar .
You Can't Fix Stupid: The Iraqi Dinar Scam Lives.
If you think the Iraqi Dinar will make you rich, you must be listening to Baghdad Bob.
There's also no active market for dinars, nor does it trade on a highly regulated exchange such as the one operated by the CME Group.
So while you can probably buy plenty of dinars, you'd have a difficult time selling them.
50 dinars, what's it worth.
After reading several good comments on this blog exposing the buy Iraqi Dinar get rich quick scheme as a scam, I want to make it very clear that I also believe it's a scam.
Do you still consider an investment in Iraqi dinar too risky.
Could you do an update to an earlier article you wrote on investing in the Iraqi dinar .
US investors latch onto Iraqi dinar.
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