Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as manatee.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The basic unit of currency for Azerbaijan; subdivided into 100 qəpik.
  • noun The basic unit of currency for Turkmenistan; subdivided into 100 tennesi.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of money in Turkmenistan
  • noun the basic unit of money in Azerbaijan

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Azerbaijani and Turkmen, from Russian moneta, coin, from Latin monēta, coinage; see money.]

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Russian монета (moneta, "coin")

Examples

  • ** 1 manat is about as much as a euro, which is stronger than the dollar and thus does not go as far

    Jenni's life at the moment

  • ** 1 manat is about as much as a euro, which is stronger than the dollar and thus does not go as far

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Excellent, I thought – not only would it be 3 manat, but I would get there 30 minutes sooner.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I wished I had taken the normal bus – or that I had paid the extra 2 manat for the bus that was leaving when I first arrived.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Not one to put all my eggs in one proverbial basket, I always keep my American passport, along with credit cards and my American bank card in another location – however, my Azeri bank card, along with my Azeri passport, about 30 manat ($45) and 4 straight-faced passport photos of me were in there.

    Jenni's life at the moment

  • I wished I had taken the normal bus – or that I had paid the extra 2 manat for the bus that was leaving when I first arrived.

    Jenni's life at the moment

  • Not one to put all my eggs in one proverbial basket, I always keep my American passport, along with credit cards and my American bank card in another location – however, my Azeri bank card, along with my Azeri passport, about 30 manat ($45) and 4 straight-faced passport photos of me were in there.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • When I arrived a bus waiting to go, but they wanted to charge me 5 manat (it should be 3).

    Jenni's life at the moment

  • When I arrived a bus waiting to go, but they wanted to charge me 5 manat (it should be 3).

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Excellent, I thought – not only would it be 3 manat, but I would get there 30 minutes sooner.

    Jenni's life at the moment

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