nakfa

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noun nak·fa \ˈnäk-ˌfä\

Definition of nakfa

plural

nakfa

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nakfas

  1. the basic monetary unit of Eritrea — see money table

Origin and Etymology of nakfa

Tigrinya naq'fa, from Nakfa, town in Eritrea and site of a victory over Ethiopian forces in 1988


First Known Use: 1996


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