1. [ penni tai peni] Englannin vaihtoraha.

yks. nom. penny
yks. gen. pennyn
yks. part. pennyä
yks. ill. pennyyn
monikossa: mon. gen. pennyjen
monikossa: mon. part. pennyjä
monikossa: mon. ill. pennyihin



kolikko, lantti, penni, sentti, sentiimi, kupariraha, uusi penny, rahayksikön alayksikkö, alayksikkö.

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  1. penny

penny englanniksi

  1. puhekieltä In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a copper coin worth (frac) of a pound sterling or Irish pound before decimalisation. Abbreviation: d.

  2. (RQ:BLwnds TLdgr)

  3. Thanks to that penny he had just spent so recklessly on a newspaper he would pass a happy hour, taken, for once, out of his anxious, despondent, miserable self. It irritated him shrewdly to know that these moments of respite from carking care would not be shared with his poor wife, with careworn, troubled Ellen.
  4. In the United Kingdom, a copper coin worth (frac) of a pound sterling. Abbreviation: p.

  5. puhekieltä In Ireland, a coin worth (frac) of an Irish pound before the introduction of the euro. Abbreviation: p.

  6. In the US and Canada, a one-cent coin, worth (frac) of a dollar. Abbreviation: ¢.

  7. In various countries, a small-denomination copper or brass coin.

  8. A unit of nail size, said to be either the cost per 100 nails, or the number of nails per penny. Abbreviation: d.

  9. Money in general.

  10. (ux)

  11. (w) (c.1564–1616)

  12. What penny hath Rome borne, / What men provided, what munition sent?
  13. puhekieltä To jam a door shut by inserting pennies between the doorframe and the door.

  14. Zach and Ben had only been at college for a week when their door was pennied by the girls down the hall.

  15. puhekieltä To circumvent the trip tripping of an electrical circuit breaker by the dangerous practice of inserting a coin in place of a fuse in a fuse socket.

  16. pennyEnglish penny

  17. (alternative spelling of)


penny (m)

Penny (m)


пе́нни, пенс (m)