so·​mo·​ni ˌsō-mō-ˈnē How to pronounce somoni (audio)
plural somoni
the basic monetary unit of Tajikistan see Money Table

Word History


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

First Known Use

2000, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of somoni was in 2000

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Cite this Entry

“Somoni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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