One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The former basic monetary unit of Slovenia, equal to 100 stotins.
- ‘We will buy forints in Hungary, zlotys in Poland and tolars in Slovenia.’
- ‘However, problems already surfaced after 2004 when the country's currency, the tolar, was bound to the euro and entered into the European exchange mechanism.’
- ‘So you will still have to cope with the kroon, zloty, tolar and forint for a few years.’
- ‘The Slovenian tolar and Lithuanian lita were bound with the currency board and were responding well to the euro.’
Slovene; compare with thaler.
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