rupiah

noun ru·pi·ah \ rü-ˈpē-ə \

Definition of rupiah

plural rupiah or rupiahs
the basic monetary unit of Indonesia — see Money Table

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Origin and Etymology of rupiah

Malay, from Hindi & Urdu rūpaiyā rupee


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rupiah

noun

Definition of rupiah for English Language Learners

  • : the basic unit of money in Indonesia


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