tyiyn

noun
ty·​iyn | \ tē-ˈyen How to pronounce tyiyn (audio) \
plural tyiyn or tyiyns

Definition of tyiyn

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

First Known Use of tyiyn

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tyiyn

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

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“Tyiyn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tyiyn. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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