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birr

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  • n  the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
  • n  sound of something in rapid motion
  • v  make a soft swishing sound

  • Out of that she paid the 2,000 birr for a business license and 18,000 birr for the shop.
  • Olga Haptemariam acquired it in Eritrea's war-scarred port city of Massawa when she laid down 2,000 birr for a license to open a building-supply store.
  • The national emblem is the camel that carried supplies to Nakfa; the country's new currency, introduced in November to replace the Ethiopian birr, is called the nakfa.

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