Adjective "leu" definition and examples

(Leu may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈleɪuː/

Definitions and examples

noun

The basic monetary unit of Romania, equal to 100 bani.
  1. 'And of course if Romania does join the EU in 2007 or 2008, a few years after that the leu will go the way of the mark and the peseta when Romania adopts the euro.'
  2. 'On the downside, the Romanian leu sank 2.5%, the Uruguay peso dropped 1.4%, and the Thai baht declined 0.6%.'

More definitions

1. a coin and monetary unit of Romania, equal to 100 bani.Abbreviation:L.

More examples(as adjective)

"currencies can be leu."

"funds can be leu."

"rates can be leu."

"shortages can be leu."

"liquidities can be leu."

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Origin

Romanian, literally ‘lion’.