Lev meaning

lĕf
Leviticus.
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The basic monetary unit of Bulgaria.
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Leviticus.
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The currency unit of Bulgaria, comprised of 100 stotinka.
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The currency of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki.
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(chemistry) Alternative form of levo-.; denoting a levorotatory form. (before a vowel)
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Origin of lev

  • Bulgarian from obsolete variant of lyv lion (ancient symbol of Bulgaria) from Old Church Slavonic lĭvŭ lion probably from Old High German lewo from Latin leō lion
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Bulgarian лев (lev), a variant of лъв (lÇŽv) (“lion").
    From Wiktionary