Quick answer
"Currency" is a noun which is often translated as "la moneda", and "coin" is a noun which is also often translated as "la moneda". Learn more about the difference between "currency" and "coin" below.
currency(
kuhr
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ihn
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si
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. la moneda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The currency of the European Union is the euro.La moneda de la Unión Europea es el euro.
b. la divisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How does the dollar's performance compare to other currencies?¿Cómo se compara el rendimiento del dólar a otras divisas?
2. (acceptance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Her refusal to deny that she was running for president only gave currency to the rumor.Su negativa a denegar que buscaba la presidencia solo sirvió para extender el rumor.
The belief that children should be able to express themselves freely has gained currency lately.La creencia de que los niños deben poder expresarse libremente ha ganado adeptos últimamente.
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coin(
koyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (metal money)
a. la moneda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have collected more than 200 coins from all over the world.En mi colección tengo más de 200 monedas de todo el mundo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to create)
a. acuñar
The government has stopped coining money.El gobierno dejó de acuñar moneda.
3. (to invent)
a. acuñar
Gertrude Stein coined the phrase "lost generation."Gertrude Stein acuñó la frase "la generación perdida".
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