Definitions for kuruskʊˈruʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a monetary unit of Turkey, equal to 1/100 of a lira.
Category: Eastern Religions, Numismatics
Origin of kurus:
1880–85; < Turkish kuruş
A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Turkish lira.
Kuruş is a Turkish currency subunit. Since 2005, one new Turkish lira is equal to 100 kuruş. The kuruş was also the standard unit of currency in the Ottoman Empire until 1844, and from that date until the late 1970s was a subdivision of the former lira. It was subdivided into 40 para, each of 3 akçe. In European languages, the kuruş was often referred to as the piastre, derived from the Italian word piastra.
Translations for kurus
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
thin; not fat
a tall, lean man.
- magroPortuguese (BR)
- slank; magerDanish
- delgado, flacoSpanish
- لاغر؛ نحیفFarsi
- mršav, vitakCroatian
- grannur, mjósleginnIcelandic
- kalsns; izdilisLatvian
- لاغر؛ نحیفPersian
- 精瘦的Chinese (Trad.)
- دبلا پتلاUrdu
- 瘦的Chinese (Simp.)
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