Definition of Pfennig

1. Noun. 100 pfennigs formerly equaled 1 Deutsche Mark in Germany.

Generic synonyms: German Monetary Unit
Group relationships: Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark, German Mark, Mark



Definition of Pfennig

1. n. A small copper coin of Germany. It is the hundredth part of a mark, or about a quarter of a cent in United States currency.

Definition of Pfennig

1. Noun. One one-hundredth of the former German mark (qualifier Deutsche Mark). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pfennig

1. a bronze coin of Germany [n -NIGS or -NIGE]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pfennig

pezants
peziza
pezizas
pezizoid
pezzottaite
pezzottaites
pf.
pfaff
pfaffed
pfaffing
pfaffs
pfannkuchen
pfaugh
pfeffernuss
pfeffernusse
pfennig (current term)
pfennige
pfennigs
pfenning
pfennings
pff
pfff
pfft
pfui
pfx
pg
pg/ml
pgl
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Literary usage of Pfennig

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1899)
"Value and date within a wreath. fit;. 20.—2 pfennig or GERMANY (also 1 ... Number in centre ; pfennig ..."

2. Information Annual (1916)
"No more nickel five and ten pfennig coins are being made. A Copenhagen. despatch of Oct 14 said that the issue of Germany's iron coinage, which was to have ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1897)
"24 pfennig weekly, 5-64 marks yearly 4th Class, over 850 marks ... 30 pfennig weekly, 7 -05 marks yearly It will be seen that the lowest weekly subscription ..."

4. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"... right of liv ing at a place free of expense ; — gelb, n„ —pfennig, m. 1. money for living, rid. ..."

5. Selected Articles on the Parcels Post by Edith May Phelps (1911)
"Greatest weight, 50 kilograms (about 110 pounds); no limit of size. Postage rates: For all parcels conveyed not more than 10 geographic miles, 25 pfennig (6 ..."

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