lilangeni

noun
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

Definition of lilangeni

the basic monetary unit of Eswatini — see Money Table

First Known Use of lilangeni

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lilangeni

Siswati, probably from emaLangeni lineage of the Swazi royal family

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“Lilangeni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lilangeni. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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