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n. pl. kina
See Table at currency.

[Tolai (Malayo-Polynesian language of northeast New Britain) kina, clam or oyster shell, in particular the shell of the gold-lipped pearl oyster Pinctada maxima, traditionally used as currency in New Guinea and Melanesia.]


(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Papua New Guinea, divided into 100 toea
[from a Papuan language]


n, pl kina
(Animals) a green sea urchin, Evichinus chloroticus, eaten in New Zealand. Also called: sea egg


(ˈki nə)

n., pl. -nas.
the basic monetary unit of Papua New Guinea.
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Noun1.kina - the basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea
Papuan monetary unit - monetary unit in Papua New Guinea
toea - 100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea
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Reuters has reported, citing Volvo spokeswoman Kina Wileke, 'In North America we will take 2-1/2 stop weeks in addition to the normal Christmas and New Year's leave.
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Previously we consolidated ownership in VECV to a ratio of approximately 50:50, but after a change in internal policy these shares were no longer necessary," Kina Wileke, SVP for communications at Volvo, told PMV Middle East over the phone.
Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) (KUL: MBKM) (SIN: MBKM) (OTC: MLYB) has said that it has entered into a share sale agreement (SSA) with Kina Ventures Limited and Kina Securities Limited of Papua New Guinea, for the sale of Maybank's entire equity interest in Maybank (PNG) Limited (MPNG) and Maybank Property (PNG) Limited (MPPNG) to Kina Ventures.
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You could be forgiven for missing the Kina Grannis musical boat.
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