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n. pl. dalasi
See Table at currency.

[Mende, possibly ultimately from English dollars, pl. of dollar.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of The Gambia, divided into 100 bututs
[from a Gambian native name]
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(dɑˈlɑ si)

n., pl. -si, -sis.
the basic monetary unit of The Gambia.
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Noun1.dalasi - the basic unit of money in Gambia
Gambian monetary unit - monetary unit in Gambia
butat, butut - 100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia
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La Trust Bank de Gambie a publie lundi les cours de change du dalasi par rapport aux principales devises.
The Ministry of Health allocated two million dalasi ($42,550) to the DSW shelter in 2017 and paid the salaries of 38 staff, the same as in 2016.
Headline inflation declined from a peak of 8.8 percent in January 2017 to 6.5 percent in March 2018, reflecting the stabilization of the dalasi and a rebound in food supply.
The dalasi [The Gambia's national currency] is stable, and growth prospects are high -- every day we are talking to investors here because there is renewed interest in The Gambia.
The government also has ambitious plans to boost investment in the petrochemical sector over the next five years," ENOC Chief Executive Safi Al Dalasi said.
Inflation has reversed its rising trend, reflecting the stabilization of the dalasi and a gradual decrease in food prices.
Dans le vecu quotidien, ils utilisent le dalasi comme monnaie, les puces telephoniques gambiennes; ils vont a I'ecole gambienne et se soignent en Gambie ....
This time he was knocking against a dangerous political taboo, brazenly throwing caution to the wind to criticise the regime for interfering with the natural trend of the economy by pressing the values of international currencies like the dollar, pound and euro down to allow the dalasi some degree of national respectability after a year of particularly poor performance.
Travel HOT|| will give a good exchange rate - 65 dalasi to the pound.
The new law says a person who engages in female circumcision could face up to three years in prison or a fine of 50,000 dalasi (PS851).