the basic monetary unit of Lithuania
Origin of litasLithuanian
The primary unit of currency in Lithuania before the adoption of the euro.
Origin of litasLithuanian litas originally applied to the currency issued by the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic between 1922 and 1941 lit- after international names for Lithuania such as Russian Litva Lithuania ( from Old Russian) ( ultimately from Lithuanian Lietuva ) ( of unknown origin )Lithuanian -as masculine singular noun ending
From Lithuanian litas
litas - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Lithuania, comprised of 100 centas.