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ezer pengo

English translation: one thousand pengo

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Hungarian term or phrase:ezer pengo
English translation:one thousand pengo
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06:02 Jan 28, 2004
Hungarian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Finance (general) / currency
Hungarian term or phrase: ezer pengo
I found something that looks like foreign currency. It has printed on the front"1000 ezer pengo" "Magyar Nemzeti Bank" with a picture of a lady
Aleatha
one thousand pengo
Explanation:
Ezer means one thousand in Hungarian. Magyar is the name the Hungarians call themselves, Nemzeti is national. Pengo was the unit of currency between 1925-46.
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Jonathan Spector
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5 +4one thousand pengo
Jonathan Spector


  

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one thousand pengo


Explanation:
Ezer means one thousand in Hungarian. Magyar is the name the Hungarians call themselves, Nemzeti is national. Pengo was the unit of currency between 1925-46.


    Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary
Jonathan Spector
Local time: 21:54
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agree  Jason Roberts
5 hrs
  -> thank you

agree  Csaba Ban: In 1930's, 200 pengő was a good monthly salary. In 1945/46, the currency went into hyperinflation (the highest in history), before Forint was introduced on August 1st, 1946 (still in circulation)
6 hrs
  -> thanks very much

agree  perke
6 hrs
  -> thanks

agree  Ildiko Santana: The original spelling is "pengő"
1 day23 hrs
  -> You're right, thanks.
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