de·​nar ˈde-ˌnär How to pronounce denar (audio)
plural denars ˈde-ˌnärz How to pronounce denar (audio)
also denar or denari ˈde-nä-ˌrē How to pronounce denar (audio)
: the basic monetary unit of North Macedonia see Money Table

Examples of denar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the church’s status as a national treasure is confirmed by the image of its fresco of the Archangel Gabriel on the 50 denar note, the country’s currency. Celestine Bohlen, New York Times, 15 July 2019

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Word History


Macedonian, alteration of dinar dinar, ultimately from Arabic dīnār — more at dinar

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of denar was in the 15th century

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“Denar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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