Rufiyaa - definition of rufiyaa by The Free Dictionary
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[Maldivean, from Hindi rupayā, rupiyā; see rupee.]
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of the Maldives, divided into 100 laari
ru•fi•yaa (ˈru fiˌyɑ)
n., pl. -yaa.
the basic monetary unit of the Maldives.
References in periodicals archive
The official language is Maldivian (Dhivehi) and the Maldivian currency is Maldivian rufiyaa
Waheed said that unrest has cost the atoll nation an estimated 180 million rufiyaa
The drugs seized were valued at Maldivian Rufiyaa
11 million ($830,000)
The 30 years old lady Rufiyaa
, passed away in business ward, civil hospital who was suffering from burn injuries during house work.
The local currency is the Rufiyaa
but prices are in US dollars.