the basic monetary unit of Mauritania
Origin of ouguiyafrom Arabic ?q?ya, a unit of counting
Origin of ouguiyaFrench from Hassaniya Arabic (colloquial Arabic dialect of Mauritania) 'ūgiyya from classical Arabic 'ūqiyya ounce, silver coin weighing an ounce from Greek ounkia ounce from Latin uncia ; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots.
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ouguiya - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Mauritania, comprised of 5 khoums.