Definition of Riyals
1. Noun. (plural of riyal) ¹
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Definition of Riyals
1. riyal [n] - See also: riyal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riyals
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Literary usage of Riyals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians by Edward William Lane (1871)
"Is not a cow worth a hundred and twenty riyals, or more ? and he has sold this one for sixty riyals: this is tyranny towards the owner. ..."
2. The Internet in the Mideast and North Africa: Free Expression and Censorship by Eric Goldstein, Human Rights Watch, Hanny Megally, Dinah PoKempner, Michael McClintock, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"Saudi newspapers on November 10,1999 quoted KACST officials saying they had agreed to a minimum ISP charge of 1.5 riyals an hour (1 riyal equals US$0.27) ..."
3. The American in Egypt: With Rambles Through Arabia Petra︠e︡a and the Holy by James Ewing Cooley (1843)
"Is not a cow worth a hundred and twenty riyals, or more I And he has sold this for sixty riyals. This is tyranny toward the owner. ..."
4. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"If someone kills another person the compensation (blood-money) that must be paid is: 1) 100000 riyals if the victim is a Muslim man, 2) 50000 riyals if a ..."
5. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton, Isabel Burton (1893)
"Though not penetrated with the conviction that this would happen in our case, I paid for two deck passages eighteen riyals" (dollars), and my companions ..."
6. Contributions, Biographical, Literary, and Philosophical, to the Eclectic Review by John Foster (1844)
"As the cow had been sold at but half its value, he commanded each of the former purchasers to take his piece of the collector and pay two riyals; ..."