variants: or asarphi \ ˈä-​sər-​(ˌ)fē How to pronounce asarphi (audio) \ or ashrafi or ashraphi \ ˈä-​shrə-​(ˌ)fē How to pronounce ashraphi (audio) \
plural asarfis or asarphis or ashrafis or ashraphis

Definition of asarfi

: any of several gold coins of Nepal distinguished by weight and having no denomination

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First Known Use of asarfi

1790, in the meaning defined above

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“Asarfi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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