how to pronounce drachma


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drachma is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of drachma


  1. A coin worth one drachma.
  2. An Ancient Greek weight of about 66.5 grains, or 4.3 grams.
  3. The currency of Greece in ancient times and again from 1832 until 2001, with the symbol ₯, since replaced by the euro.
  4. A later Greek weight equal to a gram.

drachma frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word drachma occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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