Definitions for rial

rial ri·al

Spelling: [ree-awl, -ahl]
IPA: /riˈɔl, -ˈɑl/

Rial is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 4 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 5 points.

You can make 37 anagrams from letters in rial (ailr).

Definitions for rial


  1. a silver or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Iran, equal to 100 dinars.
  2. ryal.
  3. riyal.
  4. rose noble.
  5. a former gold coin of Scotland, equal to 60 shillings.
  6. a former silver coin of Scotland, equal to 30 shillings.

Origin of rial

1930-35; Persian Arabic riyāl riyal

Examples for rial

The recent currency collapse -- the rial has lost 30% of its value since the summer -- implies further price surges.

The rial traded at 12,000 to the dollar at the beginning of 2010.

In fine, the Indian prefers the rial of a Chinese to the dollar of a Spaniard.

And so scarce dollars have seen their value rise sharply against the rial.

The weight of the atmosphere is neither increased nor diminished by the rial tides.

And it is rising fast: 100, 200, and 500 rial notes are now pretty much useless, Hanke reports.

The accomplishment of rial navigation, then, is within reach; its practicability can no longer be denied.

At the same time the rial of Mary brought sixty-three pounds, and the rial of Elizabeth twenty-one pounds ten shillings.

Today the rial trades at about 35,000 to the dollar, when it trades at all.

The wages of a day labourer are from five to six dollars a month, besides his food, which may be worth a rial a day more.

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