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n, pl -niä (-nɪə) or -nis
(Currencies) a former Finnish monetary unit worth one hundredth of a markka
[Finnish, from Low German pennig penny]
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(ˈpɛn i)

n., pl. pen•ni•a (ˈpɛn i ə)
a unit of currency in Finland, equal to 1/100 of the markka.
[1890–95; < Finnish < Low German pennig penny]
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Noun1.penni - 100 pennia formerly equaled 1 markka in Finland
Finnish monetary unit - monetary unit in Finland
Finnish mark, markka - formerly the basic unit of money in Finland
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