tiyn

noun

variants or less commonly tyin
plural tiyns or tiyn also tyins or tyin
: a monetary subunit of the tenge see tenge at Money Table

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Word History

Etymology

Kazakh tiɨn, tɨyɨn kopeck, literally, squirrel, squirrel skin (formerly used as currency)

First Known Use

1994, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tiyn was in 1994

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Cite this Entry

“Tiyn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiyn. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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