Lei



[ley, ley-ee] /leɪ, ˈleɪ i/

noun, plural leis.
1.
(in the Hawaiian Islands) a wreath of flowers, leaves, etc., for the neck or head.
[ley] /leɪ/
noun
1.
plural of .
[le-oo] /ˈlɛ ʊ/
noun, plural lei
[ley] /leɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a coin and monetary unit of Romania, equal to 100 bani.
Abbreviation: L.
/leɪ/
noun
1.
(in Hawaii) a garland of flowers, worn around the neck
/leɪ/
noun
1.
the plural of leu
/ˈleɪuː/
noun (pl) lei (leɪ)
1.
the standard monetary unit of Romania and Moldova, divided into 100 bani
n.

1843, from Hawaiian, “ornament worn about the neck or head.”
n.

monetary unit of Romania, introduced 1867, literally “lion.” Monetary names in the Balkans often translate as “lion” because Dutch gold coins stamped with lions circulated widely in the region in the 17c. and the word for “lion” came to be a word for “money” in some languages in the region.

Leu abbr.
leucine

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Leibnitz

    [lahyb-nits; German lahyp-nits] /ˈlaɪb nɪts; German ˈlaɪp nɪts/ noun 1. Gottfried Wilhelm von [German gawt-freet vil-helm fuh n] /German ˈgɔt frit ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA), 1646–1716, German philosopher, writer, and mathematician. /ˈlaɪbnɪts/ noun 1. Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von (ˈɡɔtfriːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1646–1716, German rationalist philosopher and mathematician. He conceived of the universe as a […]

  • Leibniz mountains

    plural noun 1. a mountain range on the SW limb of the moon, containing the highest peaks (10 000 metres) on the moon



  • Leibovitz

    /ˈlaɪbəvɪtz/ noun 1. Annie. born 1949, US photographer, known for her portraits of celebrities

  • Leibowitz

    [lee-buh-wits] /ˈli bə wɪts/ noun 1. René [ruh-ney] /rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1913–1972, French conductor and composer, born in Poland.



Disclaimer: Lei definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.