tyin

noun
\ ˈtēn How to pronounce tyin (audio) \
variants: or tiyn
plural tyin or tiyn

Definition of tyin

a monetary subunit of the tenge — see tenge at Money Table

First Known Use of tyin

1994, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tyin

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

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“Tyin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tyin. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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