somoni

noun
so·​mo·​ni | \ ˌsō-mō-ˈnē How to pronounce somoni (audio) \
plural somoni

Definition of somoni

the basic monetary unit of Tajikistan — see Money Table

First Known Use of somoni

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for somoni

Tajik somonī, from Ismoil Somonī (Abū Ibrāhīm Ismā'īl) †a.d. 907 ruler of an early Muslim dynasty in northern and eastern Iranian lands

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“Somoni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somoni. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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