ten·​ne ˈteŋ-ā How to pronounce tenne (audio)
variants or less commonly tenge or tennesi
plural tenesi ˈteŋ-ə-sē How to pronounce tenne (audio) or tenne or tennesi also tenge
a monetary subunit of the manat (Turkmenistan) see manat at Money Table

Word History


Turkmen (Turkic language of Turkmenistan) teňňe coin, ruble

First Known Use

2001, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tenne was in 2001

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Cite this Entry

“Tenne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenne. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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