Mi'kmaq vocabulary/Currency

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This article is part of the vocabulary section of the Mi'kmaq language. Since the vast majority of Mi'kmaq speakers are in Canada, this page lists the Mi'kmaq words for the different denominations for Canadian money.

Note: All names in the below table are in Francis-Smith orthography (see Mi'kmaq orthographies for more details).

Value Mi'kmaq word Pronunciation
10¢ Salpo'lkewey
25¢ Kaltie
1$ Newtayik
2$ Tapuayikl
5$ Nanayikl
10$ Metla'sayikl
20$ Tapuiskekayikl
50$ Naniskekayikl
100$ Kaskimtlnaqnayikl

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