Qirsh

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Qirsh

A subdivision of a currency in several Arabic-speaking countries. A qirsh is equal to 1/100 of a Jordanian dinar or an Egyptian pound. It is also equal to 1/20 of a Saudi riyal. The term comes from a currency subdivision used during the Ottoman Empire. It is also spelled qursh or ghirsh.
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Bahrain Triathlon team's athlete Mousa Al Qursh won first place at the Arabian and west Asian level, while his teammate Mohammed Al Ghais grabbed second place at the Arabian level and fifth at the west Asian level.
(For example, in the Pocket Merriam-Webster the first few undominated words in the first case are boBCat, aneCDote, DEFt, and aFGHan, in the second case AmBusCaDE, DEFog, prizEFiGHtIng, and in the third case FEeDBACk, lIGHt-FaCED and straiGHtJacKet.) A related diversion consisted of constructing the shortest possible word list containing the alphabet in order or reverse order (for example nAB CoDE FiG HIJacK LiMN OP QuRSh TUrVes WaXY Zip).
Ismail's only crime, he learns, was to have donated a qursh, the smallest unit of Egyptian currency, to a mosque, a charitable act now recoded as a threat to national security.
The piastre currency on the stamps was rendered as Arabic as "ghursh," correctly qursh. By 1948, these Sudanese stamps were re-written with the classical Arab title "Barid Al-Sudan." (Lots 687 and 305) (Lot 305) Imaginative solutions to posting mail in emergencies are reflected in the Spink collection in .
I mean, who ever uses Zo, Qi, Hoo or Qursh in real life?
Residents said Israeli police provided protection for the settlers as they stormed the house removed the family and took it over.The house is located in the middle of a Palestinian neighborhood inside the old city and is owned by the Qursh family.
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