lil·​an·​ge·​ni ˌli-lən-ˈge-nē How to pronounce lilangeni (audio)
plural emalangeni ˌe-mə-lən-ˈge-nē How to pronounce lilangeni (audio) also lilangenis
the basic monetary unit of Eswatini see Money Table

Word History


Siswati, probably from emaLangeni lineage of the Swazi royal family

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lilangeni was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Lilangeni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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