Money doesn’t stink, money has to roll, choose eggs for your money: these are just a few of the proverbs about money. In addition to proverbs about money, several names have arisen over the years for certain amounts of money.
Are you curious about the different words you can use for money or the nicknames that certain coins and amounts have today? Here you will find an overview of the monetary terms and amounts that occur in Dutch. Here you can also read all synonyms of the word money and you will find an overview of proverbs about money.
Names for money terms in Dutch
There are several terms that are used to denote certain amounts of money. In the Dutch language there are dozens of names for money and amounts of money. The terms have emerged and become popular over the years.
Many denominations first applied to the guilders, but have also been used for this currency since the introduction of the euro. There are terms that only refer to guilders, denominations that apply to euros and denominations that apply to both currencies.
Where do the different money terms come from? There are different origins of money terms. There are terms that originate from Dutch and that originated from a dialect or in another way, among other things.
There are also terms that come from Surinamese or Papiamento. There are also terms that have a Moroccan or Turkish origin. Finally, there are also terms that have been adopted from the American language. Below you will find an overview of the amounts and the terms used for this.
The different names for money
When it comes to the word money, this particular word is not always used. There are various names for money, which makes it possible to use this word in several ways.
What are all the synonyms of the word money? You will find this in the overview below:
Money money, studs, pecunia, duiten, pingping, cash, cents, wealth, jokes, cash, slack, means, studs, pegulants, ping, ducats
All monetary terms and amounts listed
Do you want to know which terms exist for money and the specific amounts? The overview below shows you which amounts there are with a special name. The denominations for guilders are indicated by (f), the denominations for euros by (€).
0.005 Half 0.01 Cent, specie 0.02 – 0.05 Stuiver 0.10 Dime, nickel (f), duppie, tin, beissie (f) 0.20 – 0.25 Quarter, heitje, mafie (f) 0 .50 – 1 Pegel, pike, weever, pop, euri (€), shaving (f) 1.50 Daalder (f) 2 – 2.50 Rijksdaalder (f), knaak (f), riks (f), cartwheel ( f) rear wheel (f) 5 Fiver, fat penny (f), bicycle (f), bass (f), lotto (€) 10 Ten, print, doni (€), joetje (f), carpet beater (f) 20 – 25 Geeltje (f) 50 Zonnebloem, (f) blackberry (f), bankoe (€) 100 Meier (f), hat (f), snip (f), bankie (f), Barki (€) 200 – 250 Lighthouse (f) 500 – 1000 Rug, rooie(f), doezoe (€) 10,000 Water tower 100,000 Ton
Proverbs with money
Money plays an important role in our daily life and it is not for nothing that there are various proverbs about this. Curious about the proverbs about money?
Here you will find an overview of the most famous proverbs and their meaning. There are many more sayings and sayings that have to do with money: below you will find the most commonly used comments about money:
Swimming in the money: to be very richMoney does not make you happy:
money alone will not make you happyThrowing money down the drain:
wasting moneyMoney is around: money is easily spentTime is money: something that takes a lot of time also costs more moneyBulking of the money: have a lot of moneyThe money slips through his fingers: he can’t handle moneyValue for money: ietching is worth the moneyShaking the money from the trees: have a lot of moneyMoney does not grow on the back: you have to work for your moneyChoosing eggs for your money:
settle for lessMoney must flow: money is there to be spentMoney opens doors: if you have money there are hardly any restrictionsHe has money up for grabs: he is very richsmell money: notice that there is money in something / can be earnedMaking money from somewhere: earn somethingEarning money like water:
earn a lot of moneyFor no money in the world: not wanting to do something, no matter how much money you get for it