21086Re: declining the euro
- May 7, 2008
> how is the word "euro" declined in Slovak--like mesto? e.g.Yes, Julie (_dve_).
> jedno euro, dva eura' , sedem .... eur???
> And what do they call the "cents" in Slovak?_Cent_ [tsent] (masc., hard pattern: 2 centy, 5 centov).
> no looking for a place to get the local currency every timeSince Slovakia is surrounded by countries that aren't meeting the
> I cross a border, or having to plan ahead and carry multiple
criteria, this will not be different any time soon for the Slovaks who
mostly travel to Poland, Hungary, and the Czech R. When they joined
the European Union in 2004, all three were saying they would adopt the
euro by 2009-2010, but have failed. The current very tentative
estimates are that they might meet the criteria to adopt the euro by:
Poland - 2012
Czech R. - 2012
Hungary - 2014
Only the Slovaks' second major summer destination, Greece, has the
euro, and Austria and the countries west of it (except Switzerland).
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