ty·​iyn tē-ˈyen How to pronounce tyiyn (audio)
plural tyiyn or tyiyns
a monetary subunit of the som see som at Money Table

Word History


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

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tyiyn was in 1993

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Cite this Entry

“Tyiyn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tyiyn. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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