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ˈrɪŋ gɪtring·git

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  1. ringgitnoun

    the basic unit of money in Malaysia; equal to 100 sen


  1. ringgitnoun

    The currency of Malaysia

  2. Etymology: for jagged


  1. ringgit

    The ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia. The term "ringgit" translates to "jagged" in English, referring to the serrated edges of Spanish silver dollars that were circulated in the region during the 16th and 17th centuries. The international currency code for the ringgit is MYR.


  1. Ringgit

    Ringgit mostly refers to the Malaysian ringgit, which is the local currency in Malaysia, but it can also refer to the Brunei dollar or Singapore dollar in the Malay language. The word ringgit was originally used to refer to the serrated edges of Spanish silver dollars widely circulated in the area before the introduction of their own currency.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringgit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringgit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ringgit in a Sentence

  1. Tony Pua:

    The proposed debt-asset swap with IPIC hasn't been completed and there is no certainty that 1MDB would be able to cough out 18 billion ringgit of assets to swap the equivalent amount of debt with IPIC by June 2016.

  2. Julia Goh:

    What we are seeing is a weak ringgit inflating the export growth figures, we see continued support in exports of the electrical and electronic sector, chemicals, machinery appliances, optical equipment and manufactures of metal. This has more than offset the declines in commodity exports.

  3. Thomas Mielke:

    We expect prices will recover ... my expectation is palm oil futures are likely to recover to 2,700-3,000 ringgit until June, there's a lot of upward potential.

  4. Michael Wan:

    It's going to be challenging this year given the falling oil price, unemployment will rise. A lot of it will come from the oil and gas side. You put that with lower commodity prices and weaker ringgit, all in all it points to weaker private consumption this year.

  5. The Edge Media Group:

    We don’t see how exposing the scam to cheat the people of Malaysia of billions of ringgit can be construed as being detrimental to public and national interest, this is nothing more than a move to shut us down in order to shut us up.

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