somoni

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noun so·mo·ni \ ˌsō-mō-ˈnē \

Definition of somoni

plural somoni
the basic monetary unit of Tajikistan — see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of 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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