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pengö

[peng-gœ] /ˈpɛŋˌgœ/
noun, plural pengö, pengös
[peng-gœz] /ˈpɛŋˌgœz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former silver coin and monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér: replaced by the forint in 1946.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Hungarian: literally, sounding; present participle of pengeni to sound, jingle
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pengö

/ˈpɛŋɡɜː/
noun (pl) -gös
1.
(formerly) the standard monetary unit of Hungary, replaced by the forint in 1946
Word Origin
from Hungarian, from pengeni to sound
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