kina kina

Definition(s):

  • (n) the basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea

Usage(s):

  1. In Buka, a one-kina banana-boat ride north across the Buka passage, hotels are being built, a bank has opened and tourist resorts are on the drawing board.
  2. The kina is up, and inflation and interest rates are the lowest in 10 years.
  3. Then they wanted to give the millions of kina we should have had to foreign mercenaries.

News

  1. Harper Government Makes First Nations Education a Priority

    WAGMATCOOK, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 10, 2013) - Today, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, congratulated the Wagmatcook First Nation and the Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey for the dedication, perseverance, and hard work that has gone into making the Wagmatcookewey School a reality.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Aboriginal Children Capture Courage in New Music Video: DAREarts and Indian Brook FN, Nova Scotia

    On Friday, June 7th, 12:45 pm, you are invited to attend a special showcase and feast at L'nu Sipu'k Kina'matnuokuom in Indian Brook FN, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. But in "Casino Royale," actor Daniel Craig quotes exactly from the Ian Fleming novel as he instructs a waiter: "Three measures of Gordon's [gin], one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it over ice. Then add a thin slice of lemon peel."
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Daniel Craig Source: New York Post

  2. "A hundred thousand kina doesn't sound like much by Australian standards, but it's an extremely big amount for Papua New Guineans," Mr Matane said. "Even people giving 10, 20 kina, that's a lot of money, that's the difference between a week's...
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Paulias Matane Source: ABC Online

  3. "We tried our best na mag-one take lang para hindi paulit-ulit. This is really, really challenging for me. Although Walang Hanggang Paalam was tough as well," said Lovi. "I gave my best and suwerte na rin ako sa co-actors ko, kina Tito...
    on Dec 27, 2009 By: Lovi Poe Source: GMA news.tv

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