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Re: [SLE] VOT: 1/100 of a euro
  • From: Rikard Johnels <rikjoh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 16:41:32 +0100
  • Message-id: <200412021641.33110.rikjoh@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 02 December 2004 06:47, Kolja Kauder wrote:
> Regis FLOREt wrote:
> > Kevin Donnelly a écrit :
> >> On Wednesday 01 December 2004 3:18 pm, Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
> >>> Is there a name for 1/100 of a euro. It seems very awkward to say the
> >>> current exchange rate is point seven four euros to the dollar.
> >>
> >> I think they decided to use "cent". But perhaps "eurocent" might be
> >> better to avoid confusion with "dollarcent"!
> >
> > In France, we also use "centime" because 1/100 of a franc is a centime
> > (100 in french = cent) and we keeped it for euro.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Regis
>
> Just for completeness see:
> http://europa.eu.int/comm/economy_finance/euro/faqs/spelling_en.pdf
> where we learn that eg. in Greece it's called "to lepto, 100 lepta" and
> in Finland "sentti, 100 senttiä".
>
> Kolja

And to complicate thing a bit: Swedish "Krona" and "Öre"
(or in plural; "Kronor" and "ören")

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