coinages

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  • The post-classical coinages are by far the most numerous of these.
  • Significant historically recent coinages date to scientific terms of the 19th century.
  • A few of the names are quite old and well-known; most are recent coinages mainly used by journalists.
  • Some modern loanwords and new coinages do not follow these rules.
  • Even though many English words are formed this way, new coinages may sound strange, and are often used for humorous effect.
  • These coinages, written in shared Chinese characters, have then been borrowed freely between languages.
  • The common difficulty of travellers was then increased by the variety of coinages in circulation within the same country. Cited from Selections from Erasmus, by Erasmus Roterodamus
  • Among other coinages, central nature strip occurs in Australian English.
  • As noted by Crystal, science is an especially productive field for new coinages.
  • Higher-value coinages, suitable for use in trade, were minted in gold, silver, and high-quality bronze.
  • The 2/- was struck under both the first and second coinages of King George V.
  • In more recent years, there has been a reaction against such borrowing, resulting in coinages for technical vocabulary.
  • However, within a few years of c. 675 very large silver coinages were being struck in southeastern England as well.
  • During the Civil War, a number of local coinages were also issued by both Republican and Nationalist forces.
  • The word bit is a colloquial expression referring to specific coins in various coinages throughout the world.
  • These humorous coinages sometimes take on a life of their own, such as garbology, the study of garbage.
  • Thus the overall ratios of the three coinages remained roughly equivalent.
  • The values of the copper, silver and gold coinages relative to one another were not fixed until 1903.
  • His style sometimes suggests the influence of Hiberno-Latin, in learned Greek coinages that occasionally appear in his poems.
  • The chronology of these coinages is still not defined with precision, primarily because the historical background of their issuance remains little known.
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Root form of coinages is coinage for the noun.

Meaning of coinages

  • noun Coins collectively