shahi

noun sha·hi \(ˈ)shä¦hē, (ˈ)shȯ¦-, (ˈ)shȧ¦-\
variants: less commonly

shahee

or

chahi

\(ˈ)shä¦hē, (ˈ)shȯ¦-, (ˈ)shȧ¦-\

Definition of shahi

plural

-s

  1. :  a 19th and 20th century Persian unit of value equal to 120 silver kran; also :  a corresponding coin of silver or copper or nickel

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Origin and Etymology of shahi

Persian shāhī, from shāhī royal, from shāh king


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